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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 15 km NE of Akseki, Turkey



Earthquake location 37.1284S, 31.9362WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Akseki in Turkey on Friday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:14:03 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29.78 km (19 miles). Exact location, longitude 31.9362° East, latitude 37.1284° North, depth = 29.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dzu5. Event ids that are associated: us2000dzu5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 17:14:03 / April 13, 2018 @ 5:14 pm.

The epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Konya (c. 875 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Seydişehir (c. 51 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Çumra (c. 45 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Beyşehir (c. 44 500 pop). 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 Ermenek, Çatalhöyük, Derbent.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NE of Akseki, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.9362° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1284° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km NE 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 17:14:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-13 17:43:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 355 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 1.34 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 40 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dzu5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dzu5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dzu5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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