A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Yazıhan in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 06:54:05 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 38.0497 East, latitude 38.6595 North, depth = 1.12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.12 km (1 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpq0. Id of event: us7000bpq0. Global time and date of event 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 06:54:05 / September 18, 2020 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elbistan, Kangal, Sincik (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Elbistan (c. 80 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Darende (c. 20 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Baskil (c. 15 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Doğanşehir (c. 14 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Akçadağ (c. 14 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NW of Yazıhan, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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