M 5.2 in Turkey on 20 Sep 2020 19:08 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1236129
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 38.0495 , 34.0604
Event Date: 20 Sep 2020 19:08 UTC
20 Sep 2020 22:08 Local
Exposed Population:
1520000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Sep 2020 13:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.2 (Turkey)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us7000bqjg Scaled population (vector) 6.2  
  C1 earthquake 1.37  
  C2 earthquake -0.11  
  Country Vulnerability 0.27  
  INFORM_normalised 0.77  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Turquie : Séisme de magnitude 4,2 en mer de MarmaraThu, 24 Sep 2020 17:53:00 +0200.

- Le tremblement de terre a été ressenti sur l’ensemble de la ville d’Istanbul et les régions avoisinantes
Earthquake measuring 4.2 shakes Turkish megacity of IstanbulThu, 24 Sep 2020 17:09:00 +0200.

ISTANBUL -- An earthquake measuring magnitude 4.2 hit near Istanbul on Thursday, a Turkish government agency reported. There was no immediate report of damage or casualties. The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said the quake wa
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Earthquake measuring 4.2 shakes Turkish megacity of IstanbulThu, 24 Sep 2020 16:56:00 +0200.

ISTANBUL (AP) — An earthquake measuring magnitude 4.2 hit near Istanbul on Thursday, a Turkish government agency reported. There was no immediate report of damage or casualties. The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said the quak
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Earthquake measuring 4.2 shakes Turkish megacity of IstanbulThu, 24 Sep 2020 16:50:00 +0200.

TribLIVE's Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. 19 minutes ago. ISTANBUL An earthquake measuring magnitude 4.2 hit near Istanbul on Thursday, a Turkish government agenc
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),