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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Karacabey in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.425S, 28.3462WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Karacabey in Turkey on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 28.3462 East, latitude 40.425 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:20:15 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j0fw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0fw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 04:20:15 / January 5, 2019 @ 4:20 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bursa (c. 1 412 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Zeytinburnu (c. 288 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çiftlikköy, Eminönü, Başakşehir (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 23 km NNW of Karacabey, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.3462° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.425° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NNW of Karacabey, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-05 04:20:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-06 08:02:57 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 211 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 1.704 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000j0fw Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0fw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0fw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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