A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Çırtıman in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 36.1231 East, latitude 36.5241 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000cpl4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpl4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 19:22:16 / December 9, 2020 @ 7:22 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:22:16 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Antakya (c. 210 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Idlib (c. 128 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was I‘zāz, Binnish, Jisr ash Shughūr.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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