A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kale in Turkey. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 38.7294° East, 38.2318° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 08:21:15 / January 25, 2020 @ 8:21 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:21:15 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007j4f. Unique identifier: us70007j4f.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arapgir, Ergani, Pertek (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km S of Kale, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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