A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Altinkum in Turkey on Monday. Id of earthquake: us600053zz. Event ids that are associated: us600053zz. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:34:28 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 40.9318 East, latitude 38.2637 North, depth = 8.02 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 13:34:28 / August 12, 2019 @ 1:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.02 km (5 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Korkut, Çavuşlu, Gerdzhyush. Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Diyarbakır (c. 644 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Batman (c. 382 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bismil (c. 74 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Silvan (c. 66 000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km W of Altinkum, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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