A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Orta in Turkey. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 05:54:21 / June 23, 2020 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ah0p. Unique identifier: us6000ah0p. Exact location of event, longitude 32.9736 East, latitude 40.6813 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:54:21 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayaş, Elmadağ, Sulakyurt. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Ankara (c. 3 517 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Çankaya (c. 792 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Batikent (c. 300 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Karabük (c. 97 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Çubuk (c. 62 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km WNW of Orta, Turkey.
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