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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Tekirova in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.1973S, 31.1277WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Tekirova in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 12:34:51 / 12:34 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 earthquake, longitude 31.1277 East, latitude 36.1973 North, depth = 59.52 km. Id of earthquake: us20008hrv. Event ids that are associated: us20008hrv. Global time and date of event 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 10:34:51 / February 5, 2017 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.52 km (37 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahmutlar, Turunçova, Finike. Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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: 63 km ESE of Tekirova, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.1277° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km ESE of Tekirova, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-05 10:34:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-24 07:21:53 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 298 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 1.126 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us20008hrv Id of event.
Event Code 20008hrv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hrv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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