A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Andırın in Turkey. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 21:32:23 / July 17, 2020 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:32:23 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2u9. Unique identifier: us6000b2u9. Exact location, longitude 36.3699° East, latitude 37.3676° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Kadirli (c. 70 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was İskenderun, Aladağ, Yumurtalık. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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 four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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