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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Datca in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.8951S, 27.6677WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Datca in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.6677 East, latitude 36.8951 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000a2ql. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a2ql. Global time and date of event 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 17:51:19 / July 30, 2017 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:51:19 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarigerme, Çine, Archángelos. The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 17 km N of Datca, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.6677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8951° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km N 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 2017-07-30 17:51:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-30 18:59:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 299 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 0.772 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us2000a2ql Id of event.
Event Code 2000a2ql An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a2ql, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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