A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Al Ḩasakah in Syria on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 11:17:40 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d3ec. Event ids that are associated: us7000d3ec. Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 11:17:40 / January 26, 2021 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 41.0703° East, 36.1658° North.
Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nusaybin, Sinjār, (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Nusaybin (c. 89 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from (c. 81 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sinjār (c. 38 300 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 three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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