A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 20:45:07 / January 24, 2020 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:07 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 39.0947 East, latitude 38.4481 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60007f1t. Event ids that are associated: us60007f1t.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arıcak, Çelikhan, Dicle. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 15 km NNE of Doganyol, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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