A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Sincik in Turkey on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 22:39:27 / July 8, 2020 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 38.5589 East, latitude 38.2086 North, depth = 8.71 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akgr. Id of event: us7000akgr. The temblor was detected at 22:39:27 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.71 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hekimhan, Besni, Siverek.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km NNW of Sincik, Turkey.
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