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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 18 km E of Akseki, Turkey



Earthquake location 37.0729S, 31.9996WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Akseki in Turkey on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 17:55:51 / April 13, 2018 @ 5:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000dzv9. Event ids that are associated: us2000dzv9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:55:51 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 31.9996 East, latitude 37.0729 North, depth = 42.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.17 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gazipaşa, Ermenek, Yenişarbademli (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Seydişehir (c. 51 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Çumra (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Beyşehir (c. 44 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 18 km E of Akseki, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.9996° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0729° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km E of Akseki, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-13 17:55:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-13 18:50:31 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 312 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 1.413 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us2000dzv9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dzv9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dzv9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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