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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Silivri in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.9186S, 28.2605WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Silivri in Turkey. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:37:37 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 28.2605° East, latitude 40.9186° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006ye3. Unique identifier: us70006ye3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 13:37:37 / January 11, 2020 @ 1:37 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sultangazi (c. 436 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hayrabolu, Demirtaş, Orhangazi. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 18 km S of Silivri, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.2605° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9186° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km S of Silivri, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-11 13:37:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-11 14:14:02 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 3.1 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 370 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 1.31 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 us70006ye3 Id of event.
Event Code 70006ye3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006ye3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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