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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Yedisu in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.4398S, 40.6354WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Yedisu in Turkey on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:52:37 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000aexu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aexu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 16:52:37 / June 15, 2020 @ 4:52 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 40.6354 East, latitude 39.4398 North, depth = 5.7 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hınıs, Cimin, Tekman (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Genç (c. 22 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Varto (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km E of Yedisu, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 40.6354° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4398° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km E of Yedisu, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-15 16:52:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-25 13:47:45 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 312 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 0.587 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us6000aexu Id of event.
Event Code 6000aexu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000aexu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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