A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sivrice in Turkey on Sunday. Event id: us6000d3dd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3dd. Global time and date of event 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 06:37:33 / December 27, 2020 @ 6:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:37:33 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 39.2206° East, 38.4688° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 107 km (66 miles) from Diyarbakır (c. 644 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Akçadağ, Diyarbakır, Hani (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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