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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Doganyol in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.3003S, 39.1169WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 06:07:34 / January 25, 2020 @ 6:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, 39.1169° East, 38.3003° North, depth 6.43 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:34 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.43 km (4 miles). Event id: us60007fh8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007fh8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Adıyaman, Arıcak, Hozat. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km E of Doganyol, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 39.1169° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km E of Doganyol, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-25 06:07:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-25 06:22:19 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 1 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us60007fh8 Id of event.
Event Code 60007fh8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007fh8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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