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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Doğanyol in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.2515S, 39.1015WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Doğanyol in Turkey on Sunday. Event id: us6000d59g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d59g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, 39.1015° East, 38.2515° North. The temblor was reported at 14:17:35 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 14:17:35 / January 3, 2021 @ 2:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Samsat, Adıyaman, Yazıhan. Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 8 km SE of Doğanyol, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 39.1015° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2515° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km SE 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 2021-01-03 14:17:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-03 15:09:51 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 298 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 1.032 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us6000d59g Id of event.
Event Code 6000d59g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d59g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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