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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 71 km SW of Gazipasa, Turkey

Earthquake location 35.8306S, 31.736WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Gazipasa in Turkey on Friday. The temblor was reported at 10:59:54 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 59.6 km, 31.736° East, 35.8306° North. Global time and date of event 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 08:59:54 / September 6, 2019 @ 8:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.6 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cpr. Id of event: us70005cpr.

The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mahmutlar (c. 24 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Gazipaşa (c. 18 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Avsallar (c. 12 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Türkler (c. 7 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Payallar (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Avsallar, Payallar, Türkler (min 5000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 71 km SW of Gazipasa, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.736° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km SW of Gazipasa, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-06 08:59:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-06 09:15:46 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 1.565 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us70005cpr Id of event.
Event Code 70005cpr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005cpr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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