A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hafik in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 37.3269 East, latitude 39.6745 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 22:42:32 / February 22, 2021 @ 10:42 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk92. Unique identifier: us6000dk92. The temblor was reported at 22:42:32 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Sivas (c. 264 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Suşehri (c. 25 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Divriği (c. 13 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Zara (c. 12 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kangal (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuluncak, Kale, Şarkışla. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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