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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 9 km SSE of Daday, Turkey

Earthquake location 41.4106S, 33.5263WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Daday in Turkey on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 03:37:56 / February 12, 2021 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 33.5263 East, latitude 41.4106 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:37:56 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dgvq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgvq.

Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eldivan, Orta, Khanjarah (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Karabük (c. 97 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kastamonu (c. 70 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Safranbolu (c. 35 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tosya (c. 24 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Çerkeş (c. 17 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Taşköprü (c. 17 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SSE of Daday, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 33.5263° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4106° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km SSE of Daday, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-12 03:37:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-12 04:31:48 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 326 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 0.385 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us6000dgvq Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgvq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgvq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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