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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Semdinli in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.3246S, 44.8093WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Semdinli in Turkey on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us20003f9y. Event ids that are associated: us20003f9y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 44.8093 East, latitude 37.3246 North, depth = 27.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/15 / 2015-09-01 02:33:24 / September 1, 2015 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:03:24 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.17 km (17 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruwāndiz, Piranshahr, Naqadeh. Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Orūmīyeh (c. 577 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Naqadeh (c. 73 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Yüksekova (c. 71 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Piranshahr (c. 62 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Oshnavīyeh (c. 50 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ruwāndiz (c. 22 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 20 km E of Semdinli, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 44.8093° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3246° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km E of Semdinli, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-01 02:33:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-01 04:52:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 212 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 1.895 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us20003f9y Id of event.
Event Code 20003f9y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003f9y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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