A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yedisu in Turkey on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000abpe. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000abpe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 40.736 East, latitude 39.3895 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:09:18 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 15:09:18 / June 14, 2020 @ 3:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cimin, Hınıs, Karakoçan. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Genç (c. 22 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Varto (c. 18 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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