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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Antalya in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.8914S, 30.524WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Antalya in Turkey on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:15:32 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/16 / 2016-07-09 07:15:32 / July 9, 2016 @ 7:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000625y. Unique identifier: us1000625y. Exact location of event, depth 97.21 km, 30.524° East, 36.8914° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.21 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Demre, Demre, Manavgat. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (10 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bucak (c. 29 200 pop).

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 occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km W of Antalya, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 30.524° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8914° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km W of Antalya, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-09 07:15:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-09 07:29:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 0.514 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us1000625y Id of event.
Event Code 1000625y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000625y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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