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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Biga in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.3805S, 27.0546WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Biga in Turkey on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 27.0546° East, latitude 40.3805° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000jk8x. Event ids that are associated: us2000jk8x. Global time and date of event 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 21:33:57 / February 19, 2019 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:33:57 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Havran, Ezine, Edremit. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tekirdağ (c. 122 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bandırma (c. 107 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Keşan (c. 44 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gönen (c. 40 800 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km NW of Biga, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.0546° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3805° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NW of Biga, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-19 21:33:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-19 22:22:30 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 0.918 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us2000jk8x Id of event.
Event Code 2000jk8x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jk8x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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