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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 7 km N of Antalya, Turkey

Earthquake location 36.9717S, 30.7089WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Antalya in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.95 km (59 miles). Id of earthquake: us100034i0. Event ids that are associated: us100034i0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:09:15 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/15 / 2015-08-24 16:09:15 / August 24, 2015 @ 4:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 30.7089° East, 36.9717° North, depth 94.95 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 7 km (4 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Burdur, Finike, Tefenni (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km N of Antalya, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 30.7089° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9717° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 94.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km N of Antalya, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-24 16:09:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-24 17:20:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100034i0 Id of event.
Event Code 100034i0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100034i0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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