A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. Id of earthquake: us70008cbe. Event ids that are associated: us70008cbe. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 17:53:32 / March 19, 2020 @ 5:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:53:32 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.38 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 39.1053° East, 38.3671° North, depth 4.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akçadağ, Adıyaman, Arıcak. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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