A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.32 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:34 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007vj1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vj1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.9095 East, latitude 39.0628 North, depth = 10.32 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 02:43:34 / February 24, 2020 @ 2:43 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Susurluk, Bayındır, Edremit (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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