Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Akyazi in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.7028S, 30.672WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Akyazi in Turkey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 13:03:48 / April 12, 2019 @ 1:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:03:48 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 30.672 East, latitude 40.7028 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us700034ym. Ids that are associated to the event: us700034ym.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ereğli, Karamürsel, İznik (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Adapazarı (c. 286 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from İzmit (c. 196 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bolu (c. 96 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Körfez (c. 90 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ereğli (c. 88 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Düzce (c. 57 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

How would you describe the shaking?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km ENE of Akyazi, Turkey.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 30.672° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7028° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Akyazi, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-12 13:03:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-19 13:23:46 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 298 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 0.462 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us700034ym Id of event.
Event Code 700034ym An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700034ym, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply