A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Saray in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 44.3185 East, latitude 38.4657 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 14:14:05 / February 25, 2020 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:44:05 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007wg2. Id of event: us70007wg2.
Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Edremit, Van, (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Edremit (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km SSE of Saray, Turkey.
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