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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Finike in Turkey



Earthquake location 36.2273S, 30.1412WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Finike in Turkey. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:27:31 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 30.1412° East, latitude 36.2273° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003ksq. Unique identifier: us10003ksq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 21:27:31 / October 6, 2015 @ 9:27 pm.

Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tekirova (c. 20 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kemer (c. 17 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Belek, Fethiye, Korkuteli. Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km S of Finike, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 30.1412° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2273° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km S of Finike, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-06 21:27:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-06 21:55:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 450 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 0.433 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us10003ksq Id of event.
Event Code 10003ksq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003ksq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Zoe

    Felt in marmaris

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