A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ortaca in Turkey on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.7954 East, latitude 37.1154 North, depth = 6.02 km. Id of earthquake: us7000dje3. Event ids that are associated: us7000dje3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.02 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 01:55:48 / March 15, 2021 @ 1:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:55:48 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yenipazar, Buharkent, Kuyucak (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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