A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Sincik in Turkey on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 10:44:09 / September 8, 2020 @ 10:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:44:09 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bjmq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjmq. Exact location, longitude 38.8011° East, latitude 37.9955° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Şanlıurfa (c. 449 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Şanlıurfa, Keban, Besni. 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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