A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Adilcevaz in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 04:35:47 / August 25, 2016 @ 4:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:35:47 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20006tru. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006tru. Exact location of event, longitude 43.106 East, latitude 38.747 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hizan, Bulanık, Özalp (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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