A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Saray in Turkey on Saturday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:41:24 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 08:41:24 / May 2, 2020 @ 8:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 44.3057° East, 38.5427° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us700098lf. Unique identifier: us700098lf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Van, , Başkale.
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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 16 km SE of Saray, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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