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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 5 km W of Akhisar, Turkey

Earthquake location 38.9221S, 27.7712WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 08:26:05 / September 12, 2016 @ 8:26 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:05 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006nzz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006nzz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.7712 East, latitude 38.9221 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Burhaniye, Menderes, Torbalı (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km W of Akhisar, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.7712° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9221° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km W 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 08:26:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-12 08:53:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 312 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 0.751 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 us10006nzz Id of event.
Event Code 10006nzz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006nzz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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