A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kozan in Turkey. 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: us1000hcwj. Unique identifier: us1000hcwj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:08:24 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 09:08:24 / October 10, 2018 @ 9:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 35.8992° East, latitude 37.3958° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was İskenderun, Kahramanmaraş, Yahyalı (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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