A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 15:25:26 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 13:25:26 / May 3, 2020 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700099bz. Unique identifier: us700099bz. Exact location of earthquake, 38.9966° East, 38.2885° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hozat, Palu, Samsat. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SW of Doganyol, Turkey.
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