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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Bolu in Turkey



Earthquake location 40.8632S, 31.6354WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bolu in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 31.6354° East, latitude 40.8632° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dw6w. Unique identifier: us2000dw6w. Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 21:16:32 / April 7, 2018 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:16:32 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Safranbolu, Söğütlü, Ferizli. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Zonguldak (c. 100 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Karabük (c. 97 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Bolu (c. 96 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ereğli (c. 88 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Düzce (c. 57 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Karasu (c. 39 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Beypazarı (c. 38 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km N of Bolu, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.6354° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8632° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km N of Bolu, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-07 21:16:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-07 21:49:29 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 340 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 0.514 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us2000dw6w Id of event.
Event Code 2000dw6w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dw6w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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