A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Doğanyol in Turkey on Sunday. Event id: us6000d59g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d59g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, 39.1015° East, 38.2515° North. The temblor was reported at 14:17:35 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 14:17:35 / January 3, 2021 @ 2:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Samsat, Adıyaman, Yazıhan. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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