A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:42:16 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 11:42:16 / February 17, 2020 @ 11:42 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rsx. Unique identifier: us70007rsx. Exact location of event, longitude 39.1259 East, latitude 38.3254 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arıcak, Yazıhan, Hozat (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km E of Doganyol, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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