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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Çırtıman in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.5241S, 36.1231WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Çırtıman in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 36.1231 East, latitude 36.5241 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000cpl4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpl4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 19:22:16 / December 9, 2020 @ 7:22 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:22:16 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Antakya (c. 210 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Osmaniye (c. 202 800 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from İskenderun (c. 160 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Idlib (c. 128 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ceyhan (c. 96 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was I‘zāz, Binnish, Jisr ash Shughūr.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km W of Çırtıman, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 36.1231° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5241° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km W of Çırtıman, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-09 19:22:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-09 23:26:30 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 178 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 1.085 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cpl4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cpl4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cpl4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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