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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 23 km NW of Behram, Turkey



Earthquake location 39.6178S, 26.1147WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Behram in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 03:51:40 / February 6, 2017 @ 3:51 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:51:40 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hv1. Unique identifier: us20008hv1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 26.1147 East, latitude 39.6178 North, depth = 10 km.

Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bergama, Gelibolu, Lâpseki (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km NW of Behram, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.1147° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6178° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km 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 2017-02-06 03:51:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-06 04:16:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 419 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 1.277 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 33 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008hv1 Id of event.
Event Code 20008hv1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hv1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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