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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Marmaraereglisi in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.8556S, 28.1944WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Marmaraereglisi in Turkey. Id of earthquake: us70005ll1. Event ids that are associated: us70005ll1. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.1944° East, 40.8556° North. The temblor was reported at 13:26:37 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 11:26:37 / September 26, 2019 @ 11:26 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gemlik, Yalova, Mustafakemalpaşa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km ESE of Marmaraereglisi, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.1944° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8556° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km ESE of Marmaraereglisi, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-26 11:26:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-26 20:39:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 299 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 1.629 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 56 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 us70005ll1 Id of event.
Event Code 70005ll1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005ll1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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