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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 11 km NNW of Orta, Turkey

Earthquake location 40.7105S, 33.0352WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Orta in Turkey on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:46:01 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 11:46:01 / September 14, 2019 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 33.0352° East, 40.7105° North. Event id: us70005gby. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005gby. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ankara (c. 3 517 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Çankaya (c. 792 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Batikent (c. 300 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Karabük (c. 97 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khanjarah (c. 71 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Çubuk (c. 62 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Daday, Tosya, Elmadağ.

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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km NNW of Orta, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 33.0352° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNW of Orta, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-14 11:46:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-14 12:33:16 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 0.619 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us70005gby Id of event.
Event Code 70005gby An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005gby, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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