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Light earthquake 4 mag, 23 km E of Bodrum, Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0689S, 27.685WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 08:33:56 / September 16, 2017 @ 8:33 am. Id of earthquake: us2000ap0a. Event ids that are associated: us2000ap0a. Exact location of event, depth 6.9 km, 27.685° East, 37.0689° North. The temblor was reported at 10:33:56 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Germencik, Aydın, İncirliova (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 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: 23 km E of Bodrum, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.685° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0689° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km 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 2017-09-16 08:33:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-16 08:55:59 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 0.922 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us2000ap0a Id of event.
Event Code 2000ap0a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ap0a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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