A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kalecik in Turkey on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 33.2719 East, latitude 40.1152 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 19:53:02 / January 10, 2021 @ 7:53 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:53:02 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d7ac. Event ids that are associated: us6000d7ac.
Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Ankara (c. 3 517 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Çankaya (c. 792 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Batikent (c. 300 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kırıkkale (c. 211 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Çubuk (c. 62 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Keskin (c. 49 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilgaz, Sungurlu, Kaman (min 5000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km W of Kalecik, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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