A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sivrice in Turkey on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 09:24:06 / January 17, 2021 @ 9:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:24:06 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 39.2596° East, 38.3686° North. Id of earthquake: us7000d0va. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0va.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilvan, Yeşilyurt, Tunceli. Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SSW of Sivrice, Turkey.
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