A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bingol in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 40.3006° East, latitude 39.0283° North, depth = 11.28 km. The temblor was detected at 02:33:54 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ddiz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ddiz. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 00:33:54 / March 7, 2018 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.28 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kulp (c. 26 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cimin, Pertek, Kulp (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 23 km NW of Bingol, Turkey.
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