A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Marmara Ereğlisi in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c0iv. Event ids that are associated: us6000c0iv. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:38:31 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 13:38:31 / September 24, 2020 @ 1:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.0956 East, latitude 40.8072 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luleburgaz, Maltepe, Mustafakemalpaşa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 21 km SSE of Marmara Ereğlisi, Turkey.
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