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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Marmaraereglisi in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.849S, 28.1699WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Marmaraereglisi in Turkey. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.1699 East, latitude 40.849 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s19. Id of event: us70005s19. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 20:02:41 / September 26, 2019 @ 8:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:02:41 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sultangazi (c. 436 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yalova, Gemlik, Gönen (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.

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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. 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: 22 km SE of Marmaraereglisi, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.1699° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.849° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SE 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 20:02:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-10 14:57:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 312 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 1.611 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us70005s19 Id of event.
Event Code 70005s19 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005s19, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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