A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Yedisu in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 12:57:43 / June 16, 2020 @ 12:57 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 40.6782 East, latitude 39.4481 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000actw. Event ids that are associated: us6000actw. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:57:43 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Genç (c. 22 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hınıs, Cimin, Genç (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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