A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kulucak in Turkey on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 02:28:12 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 37.7549 East, latitude 38.8709 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/15 / 2015-11-29 00:28:12 / November 29, 2015 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us100041yx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100041yx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Celeyke, Çelikhan, Afşin (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Elbistan (c. 80 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Afşin (c. 39 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Darende (c. 20 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Baskil (c. 15 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Doğanşehir (c. 14 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Akçadağ (c. 14 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km E of Kulucak, Turkey.
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