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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Güroymak in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.7242S, 42.0286WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Güroymak in Turkey. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 14:48:21 / September 16, 2020 @ 2:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:48:21 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bnxn. Event ids that are associated: us7000bnxn. Exact location of earthquake, 42.0286° East, 38.7242° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Siirt (c. 114 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Patnos (c. 87 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Adilcevaz (c. 52 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bitlis (c. 46 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pervari, Kurtalan, Kulp (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km N of Güroymak, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 42.0286° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7242° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km N 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 2020-09-16 14:48:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-22 06:48:36 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 340 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 0.906 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us7000bnxn Id of event.
Event Code 7000bnxn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bnxn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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