A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Mersin in Turkey. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.47 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 34.4633° East, 37.0799° North, depth 55.47 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cnix. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnix. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 01:37:05 / December 6, 2020 @ 1:37 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:37:05 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Silifke, Bor, Adana (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Mercin (c. 537 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tarsus (c. 256 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ereğli (c. 92 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Silifke (c. 75 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Erdemli (c. 46 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NNW of Mersin, Turkey.
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