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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Bozcaada in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.5868S, 25.9765WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bozcaada in Turkey on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 12:25:01 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.31 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000edxl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000edxl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 10:25:01 / May 29, 2018 @ 10:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude 25.9765 East, latitude 39.5868 North, depth = 16.31 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edremit, Burhaniye, Mýrina (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SSW of Bozcaada, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.9765° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5868° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SSW of Bozcaada, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-29 10:25:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-29 11:46:44 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 1.308 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 54 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 us1000edxl Id of event.
Event Code 1000edxl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000edxl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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