A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Saray in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:28:40 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 14:28:40 / February 23, 2020 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70007v82. Event ids that are associated: us70007v82. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 44.2267° East, 38.3837° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yüksekova (c. 71 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yüksekova, , Edremit (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km S of Saray, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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