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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 19 km NW of Datca, Turkey



Earthquake location 36.8798S, 27.5559WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Datca in Turkey on Friday. Event id: us20009ytk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ytk. The temblor was reported at 07:13:59 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.02 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.5559 East, latitude 36.8798 North, depth = 3.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 05:13:59 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:13 am.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou.

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NW of Datca, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5559° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8798° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NW of Datca, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-21 05:13:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-21 06:02:33 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 271 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 0.805 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us20009ytk Id of event.
Event Code 20009ytk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ytk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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