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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Tekirova in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.1306S, 31.1106WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Tekirova in Turkey on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.82 km (37 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:21:49 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 06:21:49 / September 12, 2018 @ 6:21 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdam. Unique identifier: us2000hdam. Exact location of event, longitude 31.1106 East, latitude 36.1306 North, depth = 58.82 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Serik (c. 36 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mahmutlar (c. 24 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Demre, Demre, Mahmutlar.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 66 km SE of Tekirova, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.1106° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km SE of Tekirova, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-12 06:21:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-12 06:35:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 417 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 1.148 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us2000hdam Id of event.
Event Code 2000hdam An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hdam, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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