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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Gazipaşa in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.0149S, 31.8612WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Gazipaşa in Turkey on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 82.05 km, 31.8612° East, 36.0149° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 12:44:40 / December 5, 2020 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnf1. Id of event: us7000cnf1. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:44:40 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.05 km (51 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Anamur (c. 57 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Bozyazı (c. 28 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mahmutlar (c. 24 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gazipaşa (c. 18 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Avsallar (c. 12 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarıveliler, Bozyazı, Side.

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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km SW of Gazipaşa, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.8612° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0149° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km SW of Gazipaşa, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-05 12:44:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-05 13:00:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 434 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 1.595 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cnf1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cnf1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cnf1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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