A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sarioglan in Turkey on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.94 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.8553 East, latitude 39.0473 North, depth = 6.94 km. Unique identifier: us10004qr2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004qr2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:49 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 07:56:49 / February 18, 2016 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kozaklı, Altınyayla, Develi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Develi (c. 35 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km WSW of Sarioglan, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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