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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Pamukkale in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.9192S, 29.2049WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pamukkale in Turkey on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 09:10:08 / September 28, 2016 @ 9:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:10:08 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 29.2049 East, latitude 37.9192 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006thu. Event ids that are associated: us10006thu.

Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sultanhisar, Gölhisar, Yenipazar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Uşak (c. 152 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alaşehir (c. 48 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kula (c. 31 100 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nearby.

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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 E of Pamukkale, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.2049° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9192° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km E of Pamukkale, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-28 09:10:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 09:26:06 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 0.765 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10006thu Id of event.
Event Code 10006thu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006thu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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