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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Kirkagac in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0658S, 27.7911WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kirkagac in Turkey. Global time and date of event 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 14:53:51 / January 28, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007i71. Unique identifier: us60007i71. Exact location of event, longitude 27.7911 East, latitude 39.0658 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 16:53:51 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edremit, Burhaniye, Menemen (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 11 km ESE of Kirkagac, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.7911° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Kirkagac, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-28 14:53:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-28 16:13:16 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 259 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 0.829 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us60007i71 Id of event.
Event Code 60007i71 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007i71, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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