A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Central Turkey kilometers (0 miles) from Central Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:02:45 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dds6. Unique identifier: us6000dds6. Exact location of event, longitude 36.0971 East, latitude 39.0969 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 00:02:45 / February 2, 2021 @ 12:02 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yenifakılı, Develi, Tufanbeyli (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Develi (c. 35 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Gemerek (c. 16 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one 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.
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