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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake has struck near Golmarmara in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.7648S, 27.7754WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Golmarmara in Turkey on Sunday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:04:59 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 11:04:59 / May 28, 2017 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 27.7754 East, latitude 38.7648 North, depth = 1.42 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008vw5. Unique identifier: us10008vw5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.42 km (1 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acarlar, Köşk, Seferihisar.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.7754° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 2017-05-28 11:04:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-28 11:20:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 386 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 0.671 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 us10008vw5 Id of event.
Event Code 10008vw5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008vw5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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