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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Behram in Turkey



Earthquake location 39.5321S, 26.1352WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Behram in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hv5. Unique identifier: us20008hv5. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:17:30 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 04:17:30 / February 6, 2017 @ 4:17 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.96 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude 26.1352° East, latitude 39.5321° North, depth = 11.96 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dikili, Havran, Gökçeada (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop).

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

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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. 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: 17 km WNW of Behram, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.1352° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km 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 04:17:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-13 03:15:51 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 1.352 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us20008hv5 Id of event.
Event Code 20008hv5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hv5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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