A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gemerek in Turkey on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 36.1457° East, 39.1457° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us10006kcu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006kcu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:15:44 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 18:15:44 / September 4, 2016 @ 6:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomarza, Hacılar, Saraykent (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Gemerek (c. 16 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Çayıralan (c. 14 700 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ESE of Gemerek, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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