A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Doğanyol in Turkey on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 15:31:00 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 38.8089° East, 38.2075° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000b973. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b973. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:31:00 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tut, Pertek, Ergani (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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