A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Uğurludağ in Turkey. The temblor was picked up at 23:05:49 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000cpnj. Event ids that are associated: us6000cpnj. Exact location of earthquake, 34.3104° East, 40.5284° 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 23:05:49 / November 17, 2020 @ 11:05 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Çorum (c. 183 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yozgat (c. 87 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sungurlu (c. 37 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Osmancık (c. 36 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Alaca (c. 27 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tosya (c. 24 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kurşunlu, Aydıncık, Kalecik (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two 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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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: 15 km NW of Uğurludağ, Turkey.
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