A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Yazihan in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 38.0818 East, latitude 38.696 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jl8f. Id of event: us1000jl8f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 11:29:26 / March 25, 2019 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:29:26 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Elbistan (c. 80 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Darende (c. 20 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Baskil (c. 15 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Doğanşehir (c. 14 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Akçadağ (c. 14 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Hekimhan (c. 13 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elbistan, Doğanyol, Sincik. Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 14 km NW of Yazihan, Turkey.
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