A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sivrice in Turkey on Saturday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:09:20 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 39.2199° East, 38.4407° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 11:09:20 / December 26, 2020 @ 11:09 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000d36n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d36n.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arapgir, Karakoçan, Kâhta. Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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