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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Doganyol in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.3728S, 39.1542WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 39.1542 East, latitude 38.3728 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 08:45:36 / April 30, 2020 @ 8:45 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us700097en. Unique identifier: us700097en. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:36 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilvan, Tunceli, Çelikhan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tunceli (c. 29 100 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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 NE of Doganyol, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 39.1542° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3728° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NE of Doganyol, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-30 08:45:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-30 09:36:41 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 284 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 0.962 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us700097en Id of event.
Event Code 700097en An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700097en, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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