A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sumbas in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 12:35:33 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008g0e. Event ids that are associated: us60008g0e. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 36.1208 East, latitude 37.4578 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 10:35:33 / March 15, 2020 @ 10:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Kadirli (c. 70 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Denizciler, Tufanbeyli, Adana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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