A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Eleskirt in Turkey. Event id: us20008iwv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iwv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 42.762 East, latitude 39.9923 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 12:27:36 / February 10, 2017 @ 12:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:27:36 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ağrı (c. 92 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kars (c. 77 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kağızman (c. 25 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pasinler (c. 24 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sarıkamış (c. 23 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diyadin, Pasinler, Karaçoban (min 5000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNE of Eleskirt, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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