A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Turluk in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 19:42:25 / May 29, 2019 @ 7:42 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003suw. Id of event: us70003suw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:42:25 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 39.7887° East, 39.4067° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Erzincan (c. 114 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kelkit (c. 23 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Köse, Kelkit, Bingöl.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km WSW of Turluk, Turkey.
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