A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ceyhan in Turkey. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:20:37 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 12:20:37 / February 2, 2019 @ 12:20 pm. Exact location, longitude 35.7881° East, latitude 37.1508° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000jcdz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcdz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tarsus (c. 256 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kadirli (c. 70 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serinyol, Kırıkhan, Pozantı (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 14 km N of Ceyhan, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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