A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.48 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 16:12:02 / January 27, 2020 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 9.48 km, 39.1744° East, 38.3075° North. The temblor was reported at 18:12:02 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007hb1. Event ids that are associated: us60007hb1.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tunceli, Yazıhan, Hozat.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km E of Doganyol, Turkey.
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