A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Haruniye in Turkey. The temblor was picked up at 17:22:14 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gdb1. Unique identifier: us1000gdb1. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 36.3923° East, 37.3474° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:22:14 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:22 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gaziantep (c. 1 066 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tufanbeyli, I‘zāz, ‘Afrīn (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NNW of Haruniye, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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