A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Karliova in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:38:06 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008ulz. Unique identifier: us70008ulz. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 06:38:06 / April 12, 2020 @ 6:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 40.9178 East, latitude 39.3674 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karakoçan, Muş, Genç (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Genç (c. 22 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NW of Karliova, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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