A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Ciftlikkoy in Turkey on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 05:50:53 / November 22, 2018 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:50:53 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hvbh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvbh. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 42.4069° East, 37.2149° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siirt, Pervari, Beytüşşebap (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Dihok (c. 284 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sīnah (c. 128 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Siirt (c. 114 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Zaxo (c. 95 100 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Cizre (c. 81 000 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Silopi (c. 74 800 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km NNW of Ciftlikkoy, Turkey.
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