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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Datca in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.8911S, 27.574WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Datca in Turkey. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9cf. Id of event: us2000a9cf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 27.574° East, latitude 36.8911° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 12:47:33 / August 18, 2017 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:47:33 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (48 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km NNW of Datca, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.574° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8911° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km 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 2017-08-18 12:47:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-18 14:13:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 272 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 0.807 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 37 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 us2000a9cf Id of event.
Event Code 2000a9cf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a9cf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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