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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Ula in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0413S, 28.6385WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Ula in Turkey. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bt6a. Unique identifier: us2000bt6a. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 20:22:53 / November 22, 2017 @ 8:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.6385° East, 37.0413° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:53 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Köşk, Sultanhisar, Archángelos.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km ESE of Ula, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.6385° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0413° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ESE of Ula, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-22 20:22:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-22 20:39:51 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 385 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 0.925 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bt6a Id of event.
Event Code 2000bt6a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bt6a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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