A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Yedisu in Turkey on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:52:37 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000aexu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aexu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 16:52:37 / June 15, 2020 @ 4:52 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 40.6354 East, latitude 39.4398 North, depth = 5.7 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hınıs, Cimin, Tekman (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Genç (c. 22 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Varto (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km E of Yedisu, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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