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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Bodrum in Turkey



Earthquake location 36.9325S, 27.6306WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 27.6306 East, latitude 36.9325 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 09:02:15 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 07:02:15 / July 30, 2017 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2mn. Id of event: us2000a2mn. 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 10 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Söke, Davutlar, Koçarlı (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ESE of Bodrum, 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 27.6306° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km ESE 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 2017-07-30 07:02:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-30 07:41:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 272 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 0.819 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us2000a2mn Id of event.
Event Code 2000a2mn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a2mn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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