A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Güroymak in Turkey. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 14:48:21 / September 16, 2020 @ 2:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:48:21 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bnxn. Event ids that are associated: us7000bnxn. Exact location of earthquake, 42.0286° East, 38.7242° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Siirt (c. 114 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bitlis (c. 46 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pervari, Kurtalan, Kulp (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel anything?
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: 16 km N of Güroymak, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.