A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Saray in Turkey on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000a672. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a672. Exact location of earthquake, 44.1644° East, 38.5486° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:58:46 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 01:58:46 / August 9, 2017 @ 1:58 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Erciş, , Edremit (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km S of Saray, Turkey.
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