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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Iğdır in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.8483S, 44.2157WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Iğdır in Turkey on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 23:29:10 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 23:29:10 / August 11, 2020 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 44.2157° East, latitude 39.8483° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bd0u. Id of event: us6000bd0u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarukhan, Hrazdan, Aparan. Country/countries that might be effected, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Yerevan (c. 1 093 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Iğdır (c. 75 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Doğubayazıt (c. 70 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ejmiatsin (c. 49 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hrazdan (c. 40 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Abovyan (c. 35 700 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 16 km ESE of Iğdır, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 44.2157° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8483° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km ESE of Iğdır, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-11 23:29:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-12 00:21:12 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 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 0.502 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us6000bd0u Id of event.
Event Code 6000bd0u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bd0u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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