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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Aksaray in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.1221S, 34.0872WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Aksaray in Turkey. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0d6. Unique identifier: us6000c0d6. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 01:01:26 / September 24, 2020 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 34.0872 East, latitude 38.1221 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:26 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was İnönü, Avanos, Urgub. Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Aksaray (c. 152 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ereğli (c. 92 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Niğde (c. 91 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Nevşehir (c. 75 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Karapınar (c. 49 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Bor (c. 32 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km S of Aksaray, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 34.0872° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1221° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km S of Aksaray, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-24 01:01:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-24 01:52:26 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 1.561 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us6000c0d6 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c0d6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c0d6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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