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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 11 km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey

Earthquake location 38.7596S, 27.7988WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Golmarmara in Turkey on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 02:52:56 / May 28, 2017 @ 2:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, 27.7988° East, 38.7596° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us10008vur. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vur. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:52:56 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Urla, Aydın, Sultanhisar (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.7988° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Golmarmara, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-28 02:52:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-28 03:12:00 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 0.652 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 us10008vur Id of event.
Event Code 10008vur An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008vur, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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