A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Orta in Turkey. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 17:23:24 / February 12, 2019 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jgqq. Id of event: us2000jgqq. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.27 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 32.9798° East, 40.532° North, depth 3.27 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:23:24 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ankara (c. 3 517 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Çankaya (c. 792 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Batikent (c. 300 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kırıkkale (c. 211 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Karabük (c. 97 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kırıkkale, Araç, Yeniçağa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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