A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Horasan in Turkey on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 08:54:24 / March 24, 2017 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20008u8g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008u8g. The temblor was picked up at 10:54:24 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). 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 1.63 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 42.1677° East, 40.0371° North, depth 1.63 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merdinik, Ilıca, Hınıs (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ağrı (c. 92 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kağızman (c. 25 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pasinler (c. 24 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sarıkamış (c. 23 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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