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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Saray in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.544S, 44.5487WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Saray in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 44.5487 East, latitude 38.544 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 23:07:24 / March 18, 2020 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:37:24 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008bwm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008bwm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Başkale, , Özalp (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Başkale (c. 14 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Özalp (c. 8 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km ESE of Saray, 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 44.5487° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.544° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km ESE of Saray, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-18 23:07:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-18 23:24:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 210 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 1.973 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us70008bwm Id of event.
Event Code 70008bwm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008bwm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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