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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Menemen in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.6094S, 27.0836WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Menemen in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.78 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 27.0836 East, latitude 38.6094 North, depth = 20.78 km. Id of earthquake: us2000j8yn. Event ids that are associated: us2000j8yn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 20:20:34 / January 25, 2019 @ 8:20 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:20:34 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hypaepa, Chíos, Vrontádos. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 1 km E of Menemen, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.0836° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6094° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E of Menemen, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-25 20:20:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-25 21:59:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 285 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 1.162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us2000j8yn Id of event.
Event Code 2000j8yn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j8yn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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