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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Adilcevaz in Turkey



Earthquake location 38.747S, 43.106WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Adilcevaz in Turkey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 04:35:47 / August 25, 2016 @ 4:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:35:47 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20006tru. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006tru. Exact location of event, longitude 43.106 East, latitude 38.747 North, depth = 10 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Erciş (c. 91 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hizan, Bulanık, Özalp (min 5000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 32 km E of Adilcevaz, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 43.106° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.747° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km E of Adilcevaz, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-25 04:35:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-23 02:37:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us20006tru Id of event.
Event Code 20006tru An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006tru, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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