A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Deir ez-Zor in Syria. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 40.507 East, latitude 35.6013 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred 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 id: us7000aq0j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aq0j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 22:33:30 / July 16, 2020 @ 10:33 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:30 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (28 miles) from Deir ez-Zor (c. 242 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Al Mayādīn (c. 54 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Subaykhān (c. 25 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Subaykhān, Al Mayādīn, Deir ez-Zor (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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