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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Gazipasa in Turkey

Earthquake location 35.7139S, 32.1145WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Gazipasa in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 03:48:38 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006rsh. Unique identifier: us70006rsh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.18 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 32.1145 East, latitude 35.7139 North, depth = 58.18 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 01:48:38 / December 28, 2019 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Anamur (c. 57 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bozyazı (c. 28 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mahmutlar (c. 24 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Gazipaşa (c. 18 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alanya, Bozyazı, Mahmutlar. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 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: 64 km SSW of Gazipasa, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32.1145° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7139° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km SSW of Gazipasa, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-28 01:48:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-28 03:18:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 1.246 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us70006rsh Id of event.
Event Code 70006rsh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006rsh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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