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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Behram in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.5392S, 26.1339WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Behram in Turkey. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:19:06 / 5:19 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 26.1339 East, latitude 39.5392 North, depth = 12.17 km. Global time and date of event 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 15:19:06 / March 24, 2017 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.17 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ubd. Id of event: us20008ubd.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 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 (34 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dikili, Havran, Edremit.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km WNW of Behram, 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 26.1339° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5392° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.17 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 2017-03-24 15:19:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-09 16:00:48 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 1.353 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us20008ubd Id of event.
Event Code 20008ubd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008ubd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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