A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sarıoğlan in Turkey on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 36.0672° East, latitude 39.0828° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 22:01:18 / February 7, 2021 @ 10:01 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:01:18 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dffp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dffp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Develi (c. 35 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yenifakılı, Tufanbeyli, Develi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km E of Sarıoğlan, Turkey.
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