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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Acipayam in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.4144S, 29.5111WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Acipayam in Turkey. Unique identifier: us1000jmd3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jmd3. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 11:27:03 / March 27, 2019 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.54 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 29.5111° East, latitude 37.4144° North, depth = 2.54 km. The temblor was detected at 13:27:03 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ortaca, Dinar, Buldan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sarayköy (c. 18 900 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 14 km E of Acipayam, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.5111° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4144° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2019-03-27 11:27:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-27 11:39:04 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 284 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 0.736 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us1000jmd3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jmd3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jmd3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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