A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Elbistan in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 21:53:31 / March 28, 2017 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 37.1349 East, latitude 38.2285 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 23:53:31 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008vf8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vf8.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Besni, Kuluncak, Pınarbaşı (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Elbistan (c. 80 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Afşin (c. 39 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Göksun (c. 34 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Gölbaşı (c. 28 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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. Each 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WNW of Elbistan, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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