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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Ilic in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.6947S, 38.5774WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ilic in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.83 km (10 miles). Unique identifier: us600042si. Ids that are associated to the event: us600042si. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 16.83 km, 38.5774° East, 39.6947° North. The temblor was reported at 02:45:34 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 00:45:34 / June 19, 2019 @ 12:45 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Erzincan (c. 114 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Şebinkarahisar (c. 47 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Suşehri (c. 25 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kelkit (c. 23 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Şiran (c. 14 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Divriği (c. 13 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Koyulhisar, Kale, Kelkit (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km N of Ilic, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 38.5774° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6947° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km N of Ilic, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-19 00:45:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-19 02:03:53 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 1.512 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us600042si Id of event.
Event Code 600042si An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600042si, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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