A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Yuksekova in Turkey. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/17 / 2017-12-02 11:58:03 / December 2, 2017 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 44.644 East, latitude 37.7272 North, depth = 37.91 km. Event id: us1000bk9g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bk9g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:28:03 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.91 km (24 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Orūmīyeh (c. 577 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Hakkari (c. 77 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Yüksekova (c. 71 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Oshnavīyeh (c. 50 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Şemdinli (c. 19 000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oshnavīyeh, Hakkari, Başkale.
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. 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: 35 km ENE of Yuksekova, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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