A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Arguvan in Turkey on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k6aq. Unique identifier: us2000k6aq. The temblor was reported at 06:19:25 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 38.1284° East, latitude 38.7248° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 04:19:25 / March 28, 2019 @ 4:19 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Darende (c. 20 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Baskil (c. 15 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Doğanşehir (c. 14 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Akçadağ (c. 14 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hekimhan (c. 13 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Doğanyol, Sincik, Kangal (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km WSW of Arguvan, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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