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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Datca in Turkey



Earthquake location 36.8506S, 27.5922WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Datca in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a073. Event ids that are associated: us2000a073. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 23:18:31 / July 23, 2017 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:18:31 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.5922 East, latitude 36.8506 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Archángelos, Afántou, Muğla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).

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

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km NNW of Datca, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5922° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8506° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW 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 2017-07-23 23:18:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-04 04:48:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 0.765 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us2000a073 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a073 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a073, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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