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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Kadirli in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.2384S, 36.0267WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kadirli in Turkey. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.92 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 21:03:23 / July 24, 2019 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 36.0267° East, 37.2384° North, depth 20.92 km. Unique identifier: us60004v3j. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004v3j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:03:23 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kahramanmaraş (c. 376 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kozan (c. 88 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kahramanmaraş, Kırıkhan, Karaisalı (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 16 km SSW of Kadirli, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 36.0267° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2384° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SSW of Kadirli, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-24 21:03:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-24 21:21:28 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 259 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 0.946 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us60004v3j Id of event.
Event Code 60004v3j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004v3j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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