A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Saray in Turkey on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 44.3777 East, latitude 38.5411 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rei. Unique identifier: us70007rei. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 18:02:15 / February 16, 2020 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:32:15 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Van, , Başkale (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 21 km ESE of Saray, Turkey.
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