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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Datca in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.8164S, 27.7097WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Datca in Turkey. Id of earthquake: us70005brs. Event ids that are associated: us70005brs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.7097 East, latitude 36.8164 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:58:32 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 15:58:32 / August 31, 2019 @ 3:58 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos, Didim, Muğla.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 9 km NNE of Datca, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.7097° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8164° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNE of Datca, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-31 15:58:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-04 05:06:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 139 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 0.686 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005brs Id of event.
Event Code 70005brs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005brs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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