A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sincik in Turkey on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 09:37:37 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 38.7071° East, 38.2076° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000b930. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b930. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 09:37:37 / August 4, 2020 @ 9:37 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Darende, Kale, Hozat (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (23 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), 73 km (46 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Gölbaşı (c. 28 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km NNE of Sincik, Turkey.
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