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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Bodrum in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0609S, 27.728WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000a7s6. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7s6. Exact location, longitude 27.728° East, latitude 37.0609° North, depth = 4.35 km. Global time and date of event 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 11:16:52 / August 13, 2017 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.35 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:16:52 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dalaman, Archángelos, Sultanhisar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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

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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: 26 km E of Bodrum, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.728° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0609° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km E 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 2017-08-13 11:16:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-13 11:36:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 370 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 0.902 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 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 mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000a7s6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a7s6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a7s6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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