A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Saray in Turkey. Exact location, longitude 44.429° East, latitude 38.5195° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007w6f. Unique identifier: us70007w6f. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:14:38 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 23:44:38 / February 24, 2020 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Van, , Başkale.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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