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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Silivri in Turkey

Earthquake location 40.8722S, 28.2498WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Silivri in Turkey. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 08:00:24 / September 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 28.2498 East, latitude 40.8722 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:00:24 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005mmr. Unique identifier: us60005mmr.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hayrabolu, Gebze, Gönen (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from İstanbul (c. 11 174 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bağcılar (c. 724 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Üsküdar (c. 582 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bahçelievler (c. 576 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Umraniye (c. 573 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Esenler (c. 520 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sultangazi (c. 436 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 23 km S of Silivri, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.2498° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8722° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km S of Silivri, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-24 08:00:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-24 10:17:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 373 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 2.277 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 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 us60005mmr Id of event.
Event Code 60005mmr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005mmr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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