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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Bigadic in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.4862S, 28.0138WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bigadic in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 20:24:05 / December 10, 2019 @ 8:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006pvi. Unique identifier: us60006pvi. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:24:05 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.39 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.0138 East, latitude 39.4862 North, depth = 16.39 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saruhanlı, Burhaniye, Gölmarmara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mustafakemalpaşa (c. 101 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Karacabey (c. 44 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km NW of Bigadic, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.0138° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4862° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW of Bigadic, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-10 20:24:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-10 20:40:22 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 2.2 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 285 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 0.185 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us60006pvi Id of event.
Event Code 60006pvi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006pvi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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