A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ceyhan in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:06 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bq5r. Unique identifier: us7000bq5r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 09:30:06 / September 19, 2020 @ 9:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.9033 East, latitude 37.0573 North, depth = 10.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.7 km (7 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tarsus, Serinyol, Karaisalı (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tarsus (c. 256 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ENE of Ceyhan, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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