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Moderate earthquake: M5.5 quake has struck near Marmaris in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.7307S, 28.2514WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Marmaris in Turkey. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.2514 East, latitude 36.7307 North, depth = 62.26 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adtk. Unique identifier: us7000adtk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.26 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 17:43:28 / June 28, 2020 @ 5:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:43:28 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nikfer, Bozdoğan, Çine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Çine (c. 21 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Questions or comments?

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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km S of Marmaris, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.2514° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7307° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km S of Marmaris, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-28 17:43:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-28 18:00:34 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 465 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 0.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us7000adtk Id of event.
Event Code 7000adtk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000adtk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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