A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kurtalan in Turkey. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 41.7322 East, latitude 37.9598 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000cmfa. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmfa. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:20 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 05:45:20 / December 3, 2020 @ 5:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silopi, Akarsu, Bismil (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Batman (c. 382 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Siirt (c. 114 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cizre (c. 81 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Midyat (c. 76 300 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Silopi (c. 74 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bismil (c. 74 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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