A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Saray in Turkey. Exact location of earthquake, 44.395° East, 38.4538° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008g8b. Id of event: us70008g8b. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 05:39:21 / March 26, 2020 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:09:21 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Van, , Başkale (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SE of Saray, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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