A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Özalp in Turkey. The temblor was picked up at 10:03:31 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 10:03:31 / June 25, 2020 @ 10:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, 44.0232° East, 38.5583° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aavx. Id of event: us7000aavx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Doğubayazıt (c. 70 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Doğubayazıt, , Gevaş (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSE of Özalp, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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