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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Dalyan in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0328S, 28.7171WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Dalyan in Turkey on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008126. Id of event: us20008126. Exact location of event, longitude 28.7171 East, latitude 37.0328 North, depth = 20.85 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:59 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.85 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 15/12/16 / 2016-12-15 16:43:59 / December 15, 2016 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Faliraki, Denizli, Milas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NNE of Dalyan, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.7171° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of Dalyan, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-15 16:43:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-15 18:44:11 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 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 0.947 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us20008126 Id of event.
Event Code 20008126 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008126, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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