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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near OEluedeniz in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.3193S, 28.7793WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from OEluedeniz in Turkey. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hgdr. Unique identifier: us1000hgdr. The temblor was detected at 04:36:14 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 02:36:14 / October 24, 2018 @ 2:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.7793 East, latitude 36.3193 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ula, Kaş, Marmaris. Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 42 km SW of OEluedeniz, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.7793° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SW of OEluedeniz, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-24 02:36:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-24 02:54:26 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 298 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 1.005 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us1000hgdr Id of event.
Event Code 1000hgdr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hgdr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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