A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Nurdagi in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 08:44:46 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-08 06:44:46 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 36.8433 East, latitude 37.0948 North, depth 8.8 km.
Close countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Gaziantep (c. 1 066 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceyhan, Belen, Nizip.
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