A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Saray in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 11:33:47 / March 4, 2020 @ 11:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, 44.2535° East, 38.4402° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us600089bn. Event ids that are associated: us600089bn. The temblor was reported at 13:33:47 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edremit, , Van (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km SSE of Saray, Turkey.
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