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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag strikes near Acipayam in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.4335S, 29.5637WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Acipayam in Turkey on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:34:28 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 06:34:28 / March 20, 2019 @ 6:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000jj23. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jj23. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 29.5637° East, 37.4335° North.

Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Isparta (c. 172 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 109 km (67 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bucak (c. 29 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Senirkent, Bozdoğan, Ulubey.

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km E of Acipayam, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.5637° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km E of Acipayam, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-20 06:34:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-20 07:18:15 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 6.444 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 500 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 0.737 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 31 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 us1000jj23 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jj23 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jj23, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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