A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Bayburt in Turkey on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 14:40:27 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 14:40:27 / November 22, 2020 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 40.2274° East, 40.2408° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000csja. Unique identifier: us6000csja. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Trabzon (c. 244 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Erzincan (c. 114 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Rize (c. 92 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Gumushkhane (c. 32 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Of (c. 32 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Düzköy, Erzurum, Trabzon (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
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