A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Emirgazi in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 34.0264° East, 38.0014° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 19:08:07 / September 20, 2020 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:07 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqjg. Id of event: us7000bqjg.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Altınekin, Avanos, Urgub. Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Aksaray (c. 152 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ereğli (c. 92 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Niğde (c. 91 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nevşehir (c. 75 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Karapınar (c. 49 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bor (c. 32 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ortaköy (c. 31 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 19 km ENE of Emirgazi, Turkey.
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