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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Doğanyol in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.2075S, 38.8089WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Doğanyol in Turkey on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 15:31:00 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 38.8089° East, 38.2075° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000b973. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b973. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:31:00 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tut, Pertek, Ergani (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km WSW of Doğanyol, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 38.8089° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2075° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km WSW of Doğanyol, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-04 15:31:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-04 16:04:00 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 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 284 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 0.958 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us6000b973 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b973 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b973, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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