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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Bayat in Turkey



Earthquake location 40.8388S, 34.2515WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Bayat in Turkey. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 34.2515 East, latitude 40.8388 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 11:57:44 / November 2, 2016 @ 11:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:57:44 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100073pf. Event ids that are associated: us100073pf.

Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Çorum (c. 183 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kastamonu (c. 70 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sungurlu (c. 37 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Osmancık (c. 36 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Boyabat (c. 27 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Durağan, Devrekani, Şabanözü (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km N of Bayat, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 34.2515° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8388° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km N of Bayat, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-02 11:57:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-02 12:18:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 284 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 0.457 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 47 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 us100073pf Id of event.
Event Code 100073pf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100073pf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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