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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Bodrum in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.9303S, 27.5716WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000cpve. Event ids that are associated: us2000cpve. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/18 / 2018-01-13 21:31:15 / January 13, 2018 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 27.5716° East, latitude 36.9303° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:31:15 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Archángelos, Koçarlı, Söke.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SE of Bodrum, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5716° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9303° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SE 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 2018-01-13 21:31:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-31 01:42:16 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 0.841 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us2000cpve Id of event.
Event Code 2000cpve An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cpve, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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