A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007v6n. Id of event: us70007v6n. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 12:40:18 / February 23, 2020 @ 12:40 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:40:18 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 27.9248° East, 39.0098° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Havran, Bayındır, Simav. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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