A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:02:27 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 07:02:27 / December 27, 2019 @ 7:02 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006rg4. Unique identifier: us70006rg4. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 39.0472° East, 38.274° North.
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tunceli, Arıcak, Arapgir (min 5000 pop).
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 seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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