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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Ula in Turkey



Earthquake location 37.1187S, 28.66WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ula in Turkey on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 18:22:17 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 16:22:17 / April 13, 2017 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 28.66 East, latitude 37.1187 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008hbd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008hbd.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tefenni, Köşk, Pamukkale (min 5000 pop).

Each 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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km E of Ula, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.66° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1187° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km E of Ula, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-13 16:22:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-13 16:33:51 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 354 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 1.001 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 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 us10008hbd Id of event.
Event Code 10008hbd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008hbd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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