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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Milas in Turkey



Earthquake location 37.1153S, 27.7068WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Milas in Turkey. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 02:43:50 / August 14, 2017 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:50 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7wg. Id of event: us2000a7wg. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.84 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 27.7068° East, 37.1153° North, depth 25.84 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarigerme, Selçuk, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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.

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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. 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: 23 km SSW of Milas, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.7068° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1153° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SSW of Milas, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-14 02:43:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-14 03:05:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 342 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 0.959 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us2000a7wg Id of event.
Event Code 2000a7wg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a7wg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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