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

Earthquake location 39.6147S, 26.1595WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Behram in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 06:03:21 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007tc3. Event ids that are associated: us10007tc3. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 04:03:21 / January 15, 2017 @ 4:03 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.1595° East, 39.6147° North.

Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lâpseki, Çan, Dikili (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km NW of Behram, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.1595° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6147° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NW of Behram, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-15 04:03:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-15 04:27:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 285 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 1.282 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us10007tc3 Id of event.
Event Code 10007tc3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007tc3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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