A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Yedisu in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:40:36 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 40.7696° East, 39.4057° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000aew8. Unique identifier: us6000aew8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 22:40:36 / June 14, 2020 @ 10:40 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Genç (c. 22 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Varto (c. 18 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Aşkale (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karakoçan, Hınıs, Genç.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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