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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Georgia-Turkey border region

Earthquake location 41.8263S, 43.8066WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Georgia-Turkey border region kilometers (0 miles) from Georgia-Turkey border region on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000am6g. Event ids that are associated: us7000am6g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 05:54:55 / July 12, 2020 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:54:55 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 43.8066° East, 41.8263° North, depth 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marneuli, Gudauri, Tqibuli (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Tbilisi (c. 1 049 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Gori (c. 46 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ts’khinvali (c. 30 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Khashuri (c. 27 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Zestap’oni (c. 25 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Marneuli (c. 18 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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. 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: Georgia-Turkey border region.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 43.8066° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8263° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Georgia-Turkey border region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-12 05:54:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-12 06:15:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 285 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 1.819 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us7000am6g Id of event.
Event Code 7000am6g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000am6g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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