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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 4 km SW of Doganyol, Turkey

Earthquake location 38.2885S, 38.9966WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Doganyol in Turkey. The temblor was reported at 15:25:26 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 13:25:26 / May 3, 2020 @ 1:25 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: us700099bz. Unique identifier: us700099bz. Exact location of earthquake, 38.9966° East, 38.2885° North, depth 10 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hozat, Palu, Samsat. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 4 km SW of Doganyol, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 38.9966° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2885° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SW 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 2020-05-03 13:25:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-03 14:05:55 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 271 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 0.955 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 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 us700099bz Id of event.
Event Code 700099bz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700099bz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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