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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Bodrum in Turkey



Earthquake location 36.9197S, 27.4847WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 27.4847° East, 36.9197° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 23:00:45 / July 20, 2017 @ 11:00 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:00:45 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a0wl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0wl.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Afántou, Söke, Çine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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

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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: 14 km SSE of Bodrum, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.4847° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9197° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 23:00:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-01 00:05:51 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 284 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 0.871 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us2000a0wl Id of event.
Event Code 2000a0wl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a0wl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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