A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Ercis in Turkey. Id of earthquake: us1000erk2. Event ids that are associated: us1000erk2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 43.6393 East, latitude 38.8548 North, depth = 29.5 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:42:25 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 15:42:25 / June 14, 2018 @ 3:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.5 km (18 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taşlıçay, Doğubayazıt, Patnos. Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Doğubayazıt (c. 70 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Diyadin (c. 18 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 has occurred nearby.
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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: 31 km SE of Ercis, Turkey.
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