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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Gemerek in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.1457S, 36.1457WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gemerek in Turkey on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 36.1457° East, 39.1457° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us10006kcu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006kcu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:15:44 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 18:15:44 / September 4, 2016 @ 6:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomarza, Hacılar, Saraykent (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Gemerek (c. 16 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Çayıralan (c. 14 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ESE of Gemerek, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 36.1457° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Gemerek, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-04 18:15:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-23 16:04:11 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 326 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 0.374 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us10006kcu Id of event.
Event Code 10006kcu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006kcu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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