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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Ölüdeniz in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.4477S, 28.8844WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ölüdeniz in Turkey on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 07:13:56 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 28.8844 East, latitude 36.4477 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3du. Unique identifier: us6000d3du. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 07:13:56 / December 27, 2020 @ 7:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ula, Archángelos, Kaş (min 5000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 26 km WSW of Ölüdeniz, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.8844° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4477° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km WSW of Ölüdeniz, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-27 07:13:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-27 07:48:04 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 0.62 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us6000d3du Id of event.
Event Code 6000d3du An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d3du, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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