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M 4.5 in Turkey on 20 Mar 2017 14:39 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
  • Depth: 7.44 Km
  • Event Date: 20 Mar 2017 14:39 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 2119998 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 20 Mar 2017 16:09 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20008tb9 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 242 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake shakes eastern Turkey
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:37:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 24. By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend: A 4.1-magnitude earthquake hit the Erzurum province in eastern Turkey, according to the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency. Tremors were registered in the Horasan district. The quake occurred at a depth of five kilometers. No damage or casualties have been reported.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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