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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Güroymak in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.7434S, 42.1942WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Güroymak in Turkey on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 42.1942 East, latitude 38.7434 North, depth = 4.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 00:15:14 / September 18, 2020 @ 12:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:15:14 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpn1. Unique identifier: us7000bpn1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.85 km (3 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kozluk, Sason, Hınıs (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bitlis (c. 46 100 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km NE of Güroymak, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 42.1942° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7434° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km NE of Güroymak, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-18 00:15:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-18 00:33:50 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 259 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 0.803 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us7000bpn1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bpn1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bpn1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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