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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Elmali in Turkey

Earthquake location 36.7417S, 30.0171WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Elmali in Turkey on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.07 km (44 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 18:14:10 / November 16, 2019 @ 6:14 pm. Unique identifier: us700068vy. Ids that are associated to the event: us700068vy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 30.0171 East, latitude 36.7417 North, depth = 71.07 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:14:10 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yeşilova, Fethiye, Kaş (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Antalya (c. 758 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Beykonak (c. 30 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Korkuteli (c. 20 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tekirova (c. 20 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kemer (c. 17 300 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 8 km E of Elmali, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 30.0171° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7417° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km E of Elmali, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-16 18:14:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-16 18:38:11 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 0.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us700068vy Id of event.
Event Code 700068vy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700068vy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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