Tuesday, December 6, 2011 15:46:27 UTC (GMT)
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 05:46:27 PM local time at epicenter
Earthquake initial reports at a depth of 10.00 km (6.21 mi)
Read the United States Geological Survey’s full report on this earthquake activity at M 4.5, Turkey-Iraq border region. An important part of the USGS mission is to maintain and improve comprehensive earthquake monitoring in the United States with focus on “real-time” systems. The earthquake information above is preliminary and this event may not yet have been reviewed by a seismologist.