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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 11 km WSW of Akhisar, Turkey

Earthquake location 38.8599S, 27.7254WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey on Monday. The temblor was reported at 12:29:38 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006p0l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006p0l. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.7254° East, 38.8599° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 09:29:38 / September 12, 2016 @ 9:29 am.

The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alaşehir, Balıkesir, Kula (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WSW of Akhisar, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.7254° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8599° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WSW of Akhisar, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-12 09:29:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-12 21:09:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 0.748 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us10006p0l Id of event.
Event Code 10006p0l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006p0l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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