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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Orta in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.6813S, 32.9736WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Orta in Turkey. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 05:54:21 / June 23, 2020 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ah0p. Unique identifier: us6000ah0p. Exact location of event, longitude 32.9736 East, latitude 40.6813 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:54:21 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayaş, Elmadağ, Sulakyurt. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Ankara (c. 3 517 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Çankaya (c. 792 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Batikent (c. 300 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Karabük (c. 97 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Çubuk (c. 62 600 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km WNW of Orta, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32.9736° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6813° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WNW of Orta, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-23 05:54:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-29 15:27:06 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 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 1.082 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 29 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 us6000ah0p Id of event.
Event Code 6000ah0p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ah0p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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