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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 21 km NNE of Sincik, Turkey

Earthquake location 38.2028S, 38.7371WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Sincik in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 18:06:21 / June 5, 2020 @ 6:06 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:06:21 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 38.7371 East, latitude 38.2028 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000a6qw. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6qw.

Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gölbaşı, Hekimhan, Besni (min 5000 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 21 km NNE of Sincik, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 38.7371° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2028° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21 km NNE of Sincik, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-05 18:06:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-05 18:24:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 416 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 1.589 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us6000a6qw Id of event.
Event Code 6000a6qw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a6qw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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