A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey on Saturday. Global time and date of event 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 22:01:36 / January 24, 2020 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 39.0663° East, 38.3544° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007f5q. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007f5q. The temblor was picked up at 00:01:36 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arapgir, Dicle, Hilvan. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NNE of Doganyol, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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