A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sincik in Turkey on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akdq. Id of event: us7000akdq. The temblor was picked up at 20:57:55 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 38.5669° East, latitude 38.1195° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 20:57:55 / July 8, 2020 @ 8:57 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gölbaşı, Bozova, Elazığ (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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