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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Korukoy in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.7064S, 29.2086WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Korukoy in Turkey on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 29.2086 East, latitude 40.7064 North, depth = 7.88 km. Event id: us200066rf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200066rf. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.88 km (5 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:12 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/16 / 2016-06-25 05:40:12 / June 25, 2016 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bursa (c. 1 412 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orhaneli, Bilecik, Karacabey (min 5000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 6 km NNE of Korukoy, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.2086° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7064° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNE of Korukoy, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-25 05:40:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-25 05:53:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 273 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 1.26 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us200066rf Id of event.
Event Code 200066rf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200066rf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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