A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yedisu in Turkey. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 10:02:32 / February 17, 2021 @ 10:02 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:02:32 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 40.3624° East, 39.4711° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkem. Id of event: us6000dkem. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Erzurum, Bayburt, Ilıca. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Erzincan (c. 114 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bayburt (c. 31 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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