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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 8 km E of Sarıoğlan, Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0828S, 36.0672WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sarıoğlan in Turkey on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 36.0672° East, latitude 39.0828° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 22:01:18 / February 7, 2021 @ 10:01 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:01:18 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dffp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dffp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Kayseri (c. 592 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Talas (c. 36 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Develi (c. 35 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Şarkışla (c. 23 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Akdağmadeni (c. 23 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hacılar (c. 21 200 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yenifakılı, Tufanbeyli, Develi.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km E of Sarıoğlan, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 36.0672° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0828° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km E of Sarıoğlan, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-07 22:01:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-07 22:26:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 285 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 0.287 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us6000dffp Id of event.
Event Code 6000dffp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dffp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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