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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Bodrum in Turkey



Earthquake location 36.9278S, 27.5462WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 05:18:48 / August 7, 2017 @ 5:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, 27.5462° East, 36.9278° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000a5ft. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5ft. 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). The temblor was reported at 07:18:48 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos, Koçarlı, Söke.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SE of Bodrum, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5462° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9278° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE 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 2017-08-07 05:18:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-07 08:42:41 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 3.1 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 326 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 0.849 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us2000a5ft Id of event.
Event Code 2000a5ft An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a5ft, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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