A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sivrice in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 23:32:51 / January 31, 2020 @ 11:32 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007lub. Id of event: us60007lub. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 39.3382 East, latitude 38.4961 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:32:51 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yeşilyurt, Arapgir, Hani (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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