A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 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, longitude 44.2183° East, latitude 38.5609° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:19:50 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b2k. Id of event: us60008b2k. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 14:19:50 / March 6, 2020 @ 2:19 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Erciş, Edremit, . Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSE of Saray, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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