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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 12 km N of Urla, Turkey

Earthquake location 38.4368S, 26.7437WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Urla in Turkey. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.7437 East, latitude 38.4368 North, depth = 17 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:15:31 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 06:15:31 / January 31, 2016 @ 6:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004w7y. Unique identifier: us20004w7y.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bergama, Turgutlu, Bayındır. The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Each 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.7437° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km N of Urla, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-31 06:15:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-01 01:13:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 200 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 0.83 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004w7y Id of event.
Event Code 20004w7y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004w7y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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