A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Saray in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007ska. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007ska. Exact location of event, longitude 44.3471 East, latitude 38.3655 North, depth = 39.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.47 km (25 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:41:54 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 19:41:54 / February 18, 2020 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yüksekova, Van, . Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yüksekova (c. 71 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km SSE of Saray, Turkey.
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