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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Golmarmara in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.7515S, 27.8415WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Golmarmara in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 27.8415 East, latitude 38.7515 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 15:53:24 / May 27, 2017 @ 3:53 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008vt5. Event ids that are associated: us10008vt5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:53:24 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acarlar, Özdere, Nazilli. Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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: 7 km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.8415° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7515° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-27 15:53:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-27 16:13:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 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 388 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 0.618 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us10008vt5 Id of event.
Event Code 10008vt5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008vt5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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