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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Bodrum in Turkey



Earthquake location 36.9547S, 27.5605WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 27.5605° East, latitude 36.9547° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 07:42:22 / August 8, 2017 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a5vf. Event ids that are associated: us2000a5vf. The temblor was picked up at 09:42:22 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). 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).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Köşk, Ortaca, Sarigerme (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Bodrum, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5605° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9547° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2017-08-08 07:42:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-08 08:06:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 435 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 0.866 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000a5vf Id of event.
Event Code 2000a5vf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a5vf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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