A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Kale in Turkey on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us60007fl6. Event ids that are associated: us60007fl6. Exact location, longitude 38.8341° East, latitude 38.2892° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 09:39:35 / January 25, 2020 @ 9:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:39:35 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arapgir, Doğanşehir, Samsat (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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