A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 14:52:52 / March 2, 2020 @ 2:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 38.8551 East, latitude 38.1813 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600087wt. Unique identifier: us600087wt. The temblor was picked up at 16:52:52 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tut, Pertek, Doğanşehir (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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