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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Ezine in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.7018S, 26.3823WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ezine in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 18:23:29 / February 20, 2019 @ 6:23 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:23:29 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 26.3823° East, 39.7018° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jkr3. Unique identifier: us2000jkr3.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was İvrindi, Bergama, Biga. Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Biga (c. 30 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SSE of Ezine, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.3823° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSE of Ezine, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-20 18:23:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-20 18:43:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 31 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 411 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 1.209 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000jkr3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jkr3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jkr3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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