A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Saricakaya in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 09:11:15 / January 1, 2016 @ 9:11 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004apx. Event ids that are associated: us10004apx. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:11:15 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 30.5569° East, latitude 40.0996° North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Eskişehir (c. 514 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Adapazarı (c. 286 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from İzmit (c. 196 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kütahya (c. 185 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Inegol (c. 134 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Geulzuk (c. 56 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was İzmit, Söğütlü, Kütahya. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km NNE of Saricakaya, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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