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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Sarigerme in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.3796S, 28.7293WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sarigerme in Turkey. 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). Id of earthquake: us600062ps. Event ids that are associated: us600062ps. The temblor was reported at 23:06:47 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 21:06:47 / October 24, 2019 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.7293° East, 36.3796° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ula, Kaş, Marmaris (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km S of Sarigerme, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.7293° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3796° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km S of Sarigerme, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-24 21:06:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-24 21:20:40 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 326 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 0.518 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600062ps Id of event.
Event Code 600062ps An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600062ps, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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