A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sivrice in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 39.205 East, latitude 38.5045 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 19:00:32 / January 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:00:32 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007pju. Unique identifier: us60007pju.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yazıhan, Karakoçan, Yeşilyurt (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 10 km NW of Sivrice, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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