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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Bingol in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0283S, 40.3006WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bingol in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 40.3006° East, latitude 39.0283° North, depth = 11.28 km. The temblor was detected at 02:33:54 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ddiz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ddiz. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 00:33:54 / March 7, 2018 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.28 km (7 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kulp (c. 26 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cimin, Pertek, Kulp (min 5000 pop).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km NW of Bingol, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 40.3006° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0283° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NW of Bingol, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-07 00:33:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-07 00:49:51 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 284 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 1.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us2000ddiz Id of event.
Event Code 2000ddiz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ddiz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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