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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Al Ḩasakah in Syria

Earthquake location 36.1658S, 41.0703WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Al Ḩasakah in Syria on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 11:17:40 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d3ec. Event ids that are associated: us7000d3ec. Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 11:17:40 / January 26, 2021 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 41.0703° East, 36.1658° North.

Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nusaybin, Sinjār, (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Nusaybin (c. 89 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from (c. 81 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sinjār (c. 38 300 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km SE of Al Ḩasakah, Syria. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 41.0703° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km SE of Al Ḩasakah, Syria Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-26 11:17:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-26 11:35:27 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 369 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 1.169 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us7000d3ec Id of event.
Event Code 7000d3ec An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d3ec, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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