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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 10 km E of Honaz, Turkey

Earthquake location 37.7754S, 29.3896WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Honaz in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/15 / 2015-11-18 14:55:41 / November 18, 2015 @ 2:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.42 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude 29.3896° East, latitude 37.7754° North, depth = 7.42 km. The temblor was detected at 16:55:41 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003zai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003zai.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sivaslı, Kuyucak, Keçiborlu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Sarayköy (c. 18 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Serinhisar (c. 17 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Buldan (c. 14 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km E of Honaz, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.3896° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7754° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km E of Honaz, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-18 14:55:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-06 07:50:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 0.889 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us10003zai Id of event.
Event Code 10003zai An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003zai, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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