A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. Id of earthquake: us60007nxs. Event ids that are associated: us60007nxs. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:19:43 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 39.1306 East, latitude 38.347 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 22:19:43 / February 3, 2020 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arapgir, Tunceli, Arıcak (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 8 km ENE of Doganyol, Turkey.
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