A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Diyadin in Turkey. Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 05:57:02 / March 12, 2021 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:57:02 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 43.8006° East, latitude 39.665° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dibd. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dibd.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashtarak, Yerevan, Vedi. Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Yerevan (c. 1 093 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ağrı (c. 92 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Iğdır (c. 75 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Doğubayazıt (c. 70 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ejmiatsin (c. 49 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 17 km NE of Diyadin, Turkey.
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