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Strong earthquake, 6.7 mag strikes near Bodrum in Turkey



Earthquake location 36.9485S, 27.4577WA earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey. 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 22:31:12 / July 20, 2017 @ 10:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.4577 East, latitude 36.9485 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ynd. Id of event: us20009ynd. The temblor was picked up at 00:31:12 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 132 km (82 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Tire (c. 47 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kale, Torbalı, Karacasu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 10 km SSE of Bodrum, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.4577° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9485° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSE of Bodrum, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-20 22:31:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 23:00:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 88 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.17 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level yellow 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 742 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 0.907 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009ynd Id of event.
Event Code 20009ynd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ynd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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