A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Pulumer in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 40.1738° East, 39.5128° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:58:05 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006pzw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006pzw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 23:58:05 / December 22, 2019 @ 11:58 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilıca, Kelkit, Kovancılar. Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Erzincan (c. 114 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bayburt (c. 31 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km E of Pulumer, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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