A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Mecidiye in Turkey. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 34.3468° East, 39.5584° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 17:40:49 / January 10, 2016 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004dbv. Unique identifier: us10004dbv. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:40:49 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aydıncık, Saraykent, Kalecik (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Kırıkkale (c. 211 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kırşehir (c. 94 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Yozgat (c. 87 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sorgun (c. 62 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Keskin (c. 49 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Şereflikoçhisar (c. 44 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sungurlu (c. 37 500 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 7 km SW of Mecidiye, Turkey.
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