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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Manisa in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.5892S, 27.5772WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Manisa in Turkey. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008dwh. Event ids that are associated: us10008dwh. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:32:43 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.5772 East, latitude 38.5892 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 05:32:43 / April 2, 2017 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sultanhisar, Koçarlı, Köşk. The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 13 km E of Manisa, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5772° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5892° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Manisa, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-02 05:32:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-02 05:52:55 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 271 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 0.775 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 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 us10008dwh Id of event.
Event Code 10008dwh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dwh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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