A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sincik in Turkey on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:27:56 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ckak. Unique identifier: us7000ckak. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 38.59° East, 38.1158° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 08:27:56 / November 27, 2020 @ 8:27 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hekimhan, Gölbaşı, Bozova. Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Gölbaşı (c. 28 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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