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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Doganyol in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.2265S, 39.1319WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. Exact location, longitude 39.1319° East, latitude 38.2265° North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:57:19 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007fbb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007fbb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 00:57:19 / January 25, 2020 @ 12:57 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Kovancılar, Dicle. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kovancılar (c. 23 000 pop).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km SE of Doganyol, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 39.1319° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2265° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE 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 00:57:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-25 01:15:14 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 246 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 1.591 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 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 us60007fbb Id of event.
Event Code 60007fbb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007fbb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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