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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Emirgazi in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.0014S, 34.0264WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Emirgazi in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 34.0264° East, 38.0014° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 19:08:07 / September 20, 2020 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:07 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqjg. Id of event: us7000bqjg.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Altınekin, Avanos, Urgub. Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Aksaray (c. 152 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ereğli (c. 92 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Niğde (c. 91 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nevşehir (c. 75 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Karapınar (c. 49 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bor (c. 32 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ortaköy (c. 31 100 pop). 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 earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 19 km ENE of Emirgazi, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 34.0264° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km ENE of Emirgazi, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-20 19:08:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-20 19:23:26 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 2.7 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 432 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 1.663 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us7000bqjg Id of event.
Event Code 7000bqjg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bqjg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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