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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag strikes near Kirkagac in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.082S, 27.8491WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Kirkagac in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.6 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.6 km, 27.8491° East, 39.082° North. The temblor was picked up at 21:22:16 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007d2r. Id of event: us60007d2r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 19:22:16 / January 22, 2020 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torbalı, Mytilíni, Menderes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 15 km E of Kirkagac, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.8491° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.082° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km E of Kirkagac, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-22 19:22:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-22 19:42:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.715 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 484 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 0.557 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60007d2r Id of event.
Event Code 60007d2r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007d2r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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