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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 14 km ESE of Acipayam, Turkey

Earthquake location 37.3917S, 29.5073WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Acipayam in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000jj74. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jj74. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 29.5073° East, 37.3917° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 12:45:44 / March 20, 2019 @ 12:45 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:45:44 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Keçiborlu, Fethiye, Buharkent (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Sarayköy (c. 18 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: 14 km ESE of Acipayam, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.5073° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3917° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ESE 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 12:45:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-26 07:59:06 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 271 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 0.717 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 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 mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jj74 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jj74 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jj74, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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