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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Marmaraereglisi in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.89S, 28.1727WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Marmaraereglisi in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 28.1727 East, latitude 40.89 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:59:26 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005lkl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lkl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 10:59:26 / September 26, 2019 @ 10:59 am. The earthquake occurred 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).

The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Bursa (c. 1 412 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sultangazi (c. 436 900 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gürsu, Bursa, Susurluk.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 20 km ESE of Marmaraereglisi, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.1727° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.89° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km 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 10:59:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-26 11:22:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 26 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.49 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 511 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 1.612 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005lkl Id of event.
Event Code 70005lkl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005lkl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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