A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Toprakkale in Turkey. Exact location of earthquake, 36.1017° East, 37.0793° North, depth 5.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008mfu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mfu. The temblor was picked up at 23:06:05 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.37 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 21:06:05 / February 25, 2017 @ 9:06 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Kadirli (c. 70 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karaisalı, Kastal, ‘Afrīn.
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 two 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WNW of Toprakkale, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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