A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Arguvan in Turkey. Global time and date of event 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 04:43:29 / October 26, 2015 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:43:29 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 38.2503 East, latitude 38.8573 North, depth = 3.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us200040hf. Unique identifier: us200040hf.
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Darende (c. 20 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Baskil (c. 15 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Akçadağ (c. 14 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Hekimhan (c. 13 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hozat, Elazığ, Gürün (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near.
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