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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Ula in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.108S, 28.2683WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ula in Turkey on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 23:25:30 / July 2, 2018 @ 11:25 pm. Exact location, longitude 28.2683° East, latitude 37.108° North, depth = 7.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.17 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:25:30 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000fyd0. Event ids that are associated: us2000fyd0.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fethiye, Acarlar, Kuyucak (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 13 km W of Ula, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.2683° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.108° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km W of Ula, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-02 23:25:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-15 22:42:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 272 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 0.9 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us2000fyd0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000fyd0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fyd0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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