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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 10 km WSW of Sarioglan, Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0473S, 35.8553WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sarioglan in Turkey on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.94 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.8553 East, latitude 39.0473 North, depth = 6.94 km. Unique identifier: us10004qr2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004qr2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:49 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 07:56:49 / February 18, 2016 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kozaklı, Altınyayla, Develi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Develi (c. 35 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop). Close 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km WSW of Sarioglan, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 35.8553° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0473° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Sarioglan, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-18 07:56:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-11 11:12:18 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 259 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 0.195 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 69 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 us10004qr2 Id of event.
Event Code 10004qr2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004qr2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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