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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Kusadasi in Turkey



Earthquake location 37.8421S, 27.1135WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kusadasi in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 05:55:44 / May 12, 2017 @ 5:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008rs8. Id of event: us10008rs8. The temblor was detected at 07:55:44 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.1135 East, latitude 37.8421 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manisa, Turgutlu, Çeşme.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km W of Kusadasi, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.1135° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8421° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km W of Kusadasi, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-12 05:55:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-12 06:11:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 259 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 1.309 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us10008rs8 Id of event.
Event Code 10008rs8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008rs8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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