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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Bodrum in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0063S, 27.3892WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bodrum in Turkey on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008h9t. Unique identifier: us60008h9t. Global time and date of event 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 18:14:34 / March 17, 2020 @ 6:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:14:34 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.82 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 27.3892° East, 37.0063° North, depth 21.82 km.

Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ula, Muğla, Çine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SW of Bodrum, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.3892° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0063° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SW of Bodrum, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-17 18:14:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-17 19:04:21 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 298 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 0.986 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us60008h9t Id of event.
Event Code 60008h9t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008h9t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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