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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Akhisar in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0325S, 27.8144WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 02:45:23 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ddm. Id of event: us60007ddm. Exact location of event, depth 2.6 km, 27.8144° East, 39.0325° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 00:45:23 / January 23, 2020 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was İzmir, Hypaepa, Kula (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km N of Akhisar, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.8144° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km N of Akhisar, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-23 00:45:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-23 01:03:07 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 259 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 0.608 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us60007ddm Id of event.
Event Code 60007ddm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007ddm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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