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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Karaburun in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.7273S, 26.5341WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Karaburun in Turkey on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:38:15 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 26.5341° East, 38.7273° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 10:38:15 / November 7, 2018 @ 10:38 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hrqa. Id of event: us1000hrqa.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saruhanlı, Kemalpaşa, Kınık. Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop).

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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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: 9 km NNE of Karaburun, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.5341° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7273° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNE of Karaburun, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-07 10:38:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-02 07:33:29 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 259 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 1.603 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us1000hrqa Id of event.
Event Code 1000hrqa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hrqa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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