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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Acipayam in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.5137S, 29.3835WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Acipayam in Turkey. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 11:30:17 / March 31, 2019 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:30:17 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k7yn. Unique identifier: us2000k7yn. Exact location of earthquake, 29.3835° East, 37.5137° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Denizli (c. 313 200 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Burdur (c. 66 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dinar (c. 35 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nazilli, Fethiye, Ulubey (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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

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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: 10 km NNE of Acipayam, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.3835° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNE 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 2019-03-31 11:30:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-31 11:46:34 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 385 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 0.871 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000k7yn Id of event.
Event Code 2000k7yn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k7yn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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