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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Tekirova in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.0547S, 31.1408WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Tekirova in Turkey. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:37:44 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 18:37:44 / October 26, 2018 @ 6:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 31.1408 East, latitude 36.0547 North, depth = 63.34 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.34 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hhn6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hhn6.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Belek, Payallar, Türkler. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tekirova (c. 20 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kemer (c. 17 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Avsallar (c. 12 800 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 74 km SE of Tekirova, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.1408° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0547° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74km 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 2018-10-26 18:37:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-26 19:02:54 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 1.211 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 82 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 us1000hhn6 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hhn6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hhn6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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