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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Central Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0969S, 36.0971WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Central Turkey kilometers (0 miles) from Central Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:02:45 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dds6. Unique identifier: us6000dds6. Exact location of event, longitude 36.0971 East, latitude 39.0969 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 00:02:45 / February 2, 2021 @ 12:02 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yenifakılı, Develi, Tufanbeyli (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Develi (c. 35 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Gemerek (c. 16 900 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 one 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Central Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 36.0971° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0969° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Central Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-02 00:02:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-02 00:27:06 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 312 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 0.312 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dds6 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dds6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dds6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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