A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Erciş in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 21:58:46 / December 14, 2020 @ 9:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 43.4714° East, 38.8455° North. Id of earthquake: us7000cr3p. Event ids that are associated: us7000cr3p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:46 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Doğubayazıt, Taşlıçay, Malazgirt (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Doğubayazıt (c. 70 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malazgirt (c. 26 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SSE of Erciş, Turkey.
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