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Light earthquake 4 mag, 32 km S of Milas, Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0261S, 27.8054WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Milas in Turkey on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 27.8054 East, latitude 37.0261 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:31:23 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 16:31:23 / August 13, 2017 @ 4:31 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a92u. Id of event: us2000a92u.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearby 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 Davutlar, Acarlar, Ortaca (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km S of Milas, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.8054° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0261° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km S 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 2017-08-13 16:31:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-28 14:55:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 246 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 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us2000a92u Id of event.
Event Code 2000a92u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a92u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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