A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ceyhan in Turkey on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 00:33:24 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/16 / 2016-03-31 21:33:24 / March 31, 2016 @ 9:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.06 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.8887 East, latitude 37.0066 North, depth = 20.06 km. Event id: us20005dru. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dru.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antakya, Kastal, Tarsus. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tarsus (c. 256 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Antakya (c. 210 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ESE of Ceyhan, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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