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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Behram in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.5395S, 26.1363WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Behram in Turkey. Exact location of event, longitude 26.1363 East, latitude 39.5395 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:45:01 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 11:45:01 / February 6, 2017 @ 11:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hwu. Id of event: us20008hwu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bergama, Lâpseki, Mýrina (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km WNW of Behram, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.1363° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5395° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km WNW of Behram, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-06 11:45:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-06 12:07:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 369 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 1.351 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us20008hwu Id of event.
Event Code 20008hwu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hwu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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