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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Ula in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0741S, 28.6581WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ula in Turkey. Event id: us1000c109. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c109. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/18 / 2018-01-05 04:33:19 / January 5, 2018 @ 4:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.02 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.6581 East, latitude 37.0741 North, depth = 8.02 km. The temblor was detected at 06:33:19 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Honaz, Yenipazar, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 21 km E of Ula, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.6581° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0741° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km E 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 2018-01-05 04:33:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-05 05:02:34 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 271 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 0.961 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us1000c109 Id of event.
Event Code 1000c109 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000c109, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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