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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near OEluedeniz in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.2978S, 28.8049WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from OEluedeniz in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 04:32:39 / October 29, 2018 @ 4:32 am. The temblor was reported at 06:32:39 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hidd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hidd. Exact location of event, longitude 28.8049 East, latitude 36.2978 North, depth = 8.01 km. 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 8.01 km (5 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marmaris, Kaş, Archángelos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 47 km (29 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).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.8049° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2978° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.01 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 2018-10-29 04:32:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-29 04:53:26 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 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 0.996 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us1000hidd Id of event.
Event Code 1000hidd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hidd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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