A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Doğanyol in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 13:10:19 / August 4, 2020 @ 1:10 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b95q. Id of event: us6000b95q. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 38.8458 East, latitude 38.2706 North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:10:19 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Doğanşehir, Samsat, Ergani (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km WSW of Doğanyol, Turkey.
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