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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Behram in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.579S, 26.1709WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Behram in Turkey on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 26.1709° East, latitude 39.579° North, depth = 10.77 km. Global time and date of event 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 21:00:55 / February 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:00:55 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ibf. Unique identifier: us20008ibf. 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 10.77 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lâpseki, Çan, Dikili (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NW of Behram, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.1709° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.579° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2017-02-07 21:00:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-07 23:33:38 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 312 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 1.318 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us20008ibf Id of event.
Event Code 20008ibf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008ibf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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