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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 18 km ESE of Ula, Turkey



Earthquake location 37.0581S, 28.6211WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ula in Turkey on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.6211° East, 37.0581° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bu6g. Unique identifier: us2000bu6g. The temblor was reported at 23:49:16 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 21:49:16 / November 24, 2017 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Köşk, Buharkent, Sultanhisar (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 18 km ESE of Ula, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.6211° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0581° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km 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 2017-11-24 21:49:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-24 22:04:50 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 369 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 0.933 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us2000bu6g Id of event.
Event Code 2000bu6g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bu6g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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