A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 39.1542 East, latitude 38.3728 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 08:45:36 / April 30, 2020 @ 8:45 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us700097en. Unique identifier: us700097en. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:36 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilvan, Tunceli, Çelikhan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop).
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 thirty-four 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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