A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Andirin in Turkey. Event id: us1000g3bm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g3bm. The temblor was picked up at 09:09:30 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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 event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/18 / 2018-08-04 07:09:30 / August 4, 2018 @ 7:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, 36.3517° East, 37.4873° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kadirli (c. 70 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Dörtyol (c. 56 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Çağlayancerit, Tufanbeyli, Aladağ (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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: 10 km S of Andirin, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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