A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Baskale in Turkey on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 44.2135 East, latitude 38.2894 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:42:32 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 13:42:32 / February 25, 2020 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us600089bi. Ids that are associated to the event: us600089bi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hakkari (c. 77 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yüksekova (c. 71 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakkari, Edremit, Yüksekova.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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