A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ilic in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.83 km (10 miles). Unique identifier: us600042si. Ids that are associated to the event: us600042si. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 16.83 km, 38.5774° East, 39.6947° North. The temblor was reported at 02:45:34 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 00:45:34 / June 19, 2019 @ 12:45 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Erzincan (c. 114 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Şebinkarahisar (c. 47 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Suşehri (c. 25 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kelkit (c. 23 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Şiran (c. 14 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Divriği (c. 13 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Koyulhisar, Kale, Kelkit (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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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