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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Akseki in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.1104S, 31.914WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Akseki in Turkey. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 14:12:21 / April 16, 2018 @ 2:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 31.914° East, 37.1104° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0yh. Unique identifier: us2000e0yh. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:12:21 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Alanya (c. 113 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Manavgat (c. 99 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Belek (c. 73 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Seydişehir (c. 51 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Çumra (c. 45 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Beyşehir (c. 44 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çumra, Belek, Yenişarbademli (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 12 km ENE of Akseki, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 31.914° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1104° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ENE of Akseki, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-16 14:12:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-16 14:42:30 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 284 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 1.335 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us2000e0yh Id of event.
Event Code 2000e0yh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e0yh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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