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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Behram in Turkey



Earthquake location 39.5828S, 26.1023WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Behram in Turkey on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 10:58:02 / February 6, 2017 @ 10:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.87 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:58:02 / 12:58 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 event, depth 8.87 km, 26.1023° East, 39.5828° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hwm. Id of event: us20008hwm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bergama, Gelibolu, Lâpseki (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km WNW of Behram, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.1023° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5828° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km WNW 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 10:58:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-06 11:16:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 450 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 1.312 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008hwm Id of event.
Event Code 20008hwm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hwm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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