A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Sincik in Turkey. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.11 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:06:17 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bjrt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjrt. Exact location of earthquake, 38.6385° East, 38.1542° North, depth 3.11 km. Global time and date of event 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 15:06:17 / September 8, 2020 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bozova, Besni, Elazığ (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km N of Sincik, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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