A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Güroymak in Turkey on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 42.1942 East, latitude 38.7434 North, depth = 4.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 00:15:14 / September 18, 2020 @ 12:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:15:14 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpn1. Unique identifier: us7000bpn1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.85 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kozluk, Sason, Hınıs (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bitlis (c. 46 100 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 four 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km NE of Güroymak, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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