A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Saray in Turkey on Sunday. Unique identifier: us70007v54. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007v54. The temblor was reported at 13:55:41 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 44.3119 East, latitude 38.4381 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 10:25:41 / February 23, 2020 @ 10:25 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Van, , Khvoy. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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