A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Semdinli in Turkey on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us20003f9y. Event ids that are associated: us20003f9y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 44.8093 East, latitude 37.3246 North, depth = 27.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/15 / 2015-09-01 02:33:24 / September 1, 2015 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:03:24 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.17 km (17 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruwāndiz, Piranshahr, Naqadeh. Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Orūmīyeh (c. 577 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Naqadeh (c. 73 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Yüksekova (c. 71 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Piranshahr (c. 62 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Oshnavīyeh (c. 50 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ruwāndiz (c. 22 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km E of Semdinli, Turkey.
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