A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Turkoglu in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.45 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 12.45 km, 37.0167° East, 37.265° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/15 / 2015-08-26 23:01:46 / August 26, 2015 @ 11:01 pm. The temblor was detected at 02:01:46 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000356t. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000356t.
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Gaziantep (c. 1 066 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Nizip (c. 82 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kilis (c. 82 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kadirli (c. 70 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Birecik, Celeyke, Tall Rif‘at (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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SE of Turkoglu, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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