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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Haruniye in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.3474S, 36.3923WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Haruniye in Turkey. The temblor was picked up at 17:22:14 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gdb1. Unique identifier: us1000gdb1. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 36.3923° East, 37.3474° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:22:14 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:22 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gaziantep (c. 1 066 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tufanbeyli, I‘zāz, ‘Afrīn (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NNW of Haruniye, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 36.3923° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3474° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW of Haruniye, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-19 15:22:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-19 16:08:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.2 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 370 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 0.675 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us1000gdb1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000gdb1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gdb1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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