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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Mersin in Turkey

Earthquake location 37.0799S, 34.4633WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Mersin in Turkey. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.47 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 34.4633° East, 37.0799° North, depth 55.47 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cnix. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnix. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 01:37:05 / December 6, 2020 @ 1:37 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:37:05 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Silifke, Bor, Adana (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Adana (c. 1 249 000 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Mercin (c. 537 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tarsus (c. 256 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ereğli (c. 92 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Silifke (c. 75 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Erdemli (c. 46 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 33 km NNW of Mersin, Turkey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 34.4633° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0799° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km NNW of Mersin, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-06 01:37:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-06 02:14:25 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 259 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 2.08 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us7000cnix Id of event.
Event Code 7000cnix An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cnix, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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