A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yazihan in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:51:10 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jjmp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjmp. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 05:51:10 / March 21, 2019 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 38.0419 East, latitude 38.6761 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Elbistan (c. 80 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Darende (c. 20 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Baskil (c. 15 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Doğanşehir (c. 14 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Akçadağ (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elbistan, Sincik, Kangal (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NW of Yazihan, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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