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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 9 km N of Arguvan, Turkey

Earthquake location 38.8573S, 38.2503WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Arguvan in Turkey. Global time and date of event 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 04:43:29 / October 26, 2015 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:43:29 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 38.2503 East, latitude 38.8573 North, depth = 3.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us200040hf. Unique identifier: us200040hf.

Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Darende (c. 20 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Baskil (c. 15 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Akçadağ (c. 14 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Hekimhan (c. 13 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hozat, Elazığ, Gürün (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km N of Arguvan, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 38.2503° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8573° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km N of Arguvan, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-26 04:43:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-19 05:22:27 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 234 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 0.9 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 us200040hf Id of event.
Event Code 200040hf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200040hf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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