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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Yedisu in Turkey

Earthquake location 39.4146S, 40.7491WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yedisu in Turkey. Event id: us6000ac28. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ac28. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 06:51:31 / June 15, 2020 @ 6:51 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 40.7491° East, 39.4146° North. The temblor was reported at 06:51:31 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Erzurum (c. 420 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Muş (c. 82 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bingöl (c. 80 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Cimin (c. 39 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hınıs (c. 35 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Bayburt (c. 31 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Karakoçan (c. 29 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tunceli, Arıcak, Kovancılar. Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km E of Yedisu, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 40.7491° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4146° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km E of Yedisu, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-15 06:51:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-15 07:11:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 6.33 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 449 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 0.633 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ac28 Id of event.
Event Code 6000ac28 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ac28, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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