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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Akhisar in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.0633S, 27.8538WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Akhisar in Turkey. The temblor was detected at 22:17:39 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007d4i. Event ids that are associated: us60007d4i. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8538 East, latitude 39.0633 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 20:17:39 / January 22, 2020 @ 8:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Balıkesir (c. 238 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kula, Burhaniye, Dursunbey (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 16 km N of Akhisar, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.8538° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0633° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km N of Akhisar, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-22 20:17:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-30 00:18:14 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 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 0.576 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us60007d4i Id of event.
Event Code 60007d4i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007d4i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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