A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Begendik in Turkey. Id of earthquake: us700090xk. Event ids that are associated: us700090xk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 42.7579 East, latitude 37.9745 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:48:31 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 09:48:31 / April 21, 2020 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Siirt (c. 114 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Zaxo (c. 95 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Cizre (c. 81 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Silopi (c. 74 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kurtalan, Güroymak, Adilcevaz. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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