A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sincik in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 38.7272° East, 38.1942° North, depth 5.47 km. The temblor was reported at 19:52:57 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aqz6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aqz6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 19:52:57 / July 18, 2020 @ 7:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.47 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tut, Doğanşehir, Samsat. The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Çermik (c. 21 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km NNE of Sincik, Turkey.
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