A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Serik in Turkey. The temblor was picked up at 09:24:11 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 31.1378 East, latitude 37.1308 North, depth = 106.17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.17 km (66 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 09:24:11 / December 18, 2020 @ 9:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cs2w. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs2w.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Seydişehir (c. 51 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Beyşehir (c. 44 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tekirova, Isparta, Payallar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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