A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Iğdır in Turkey on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 23:29:10 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 23:29:10 / August 11, 2020 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 44.2157° East, latitude 39.8483° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bd0u. Id of event: us6000bd0u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarukhan, Hrazdan, Aparan. Country/countries that might be effected, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Yerevan (c. 1 093 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Iğdır (c. 75 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Doğubayazıt (c. 70 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ejmiatsin (c. 49 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hrazdan (c. 40 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Abovyan (c. 35 700 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 16 km ESE of Iğdır, Turkey.
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