A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007exs. Id of event: us60007exs. Global time and date of event 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 18:32:37 / January 24, 2020 @ 6:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 39.0802° East, latitude 38.414° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:32:37 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arıcak, Hilvan, Tunceli (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 11 km NNE of Doganyol, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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