A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Saray in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 02:53:50 / March 10, 2020 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008czg. Id of event: us60008czg. The temblor was picked up at 06:23:50 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 44.3912° East, 38.4129° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Van, , Başkale (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 32 km SE of Saray, Turkey.
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