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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake strikes near Kusadasi in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.956S, 27.219WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kusadasi in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 03:42:41 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). Global time of event 27/03/15 / 2015-03-27 01:42:41 / March 27, 2015 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 27.219 East, latitude 37.956 North, depth 5.4 km, unique identifier, us10001r3d.

Close countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saruhanlı, Kiraz, Çeşme.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.219° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.956° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNW of Kusadasi, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-03-27 01:42:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-14 23:46:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 271 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us10001r3d Id of event.
Event Code 10001r3d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001r3d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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