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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Yeşilyurt in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.2358S, 38.1057WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Yeşilyurt in Turkey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:54:32 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 38.1057° East, 38.2358° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/24 / 2024-07-10 09:54:32 / July 10, 2024 @ 9:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000my8x. Event ids that are associated: us7000my8x.

Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Elbistan (c. 80 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Besni (c. 41 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Gölbaşı (c. 28 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gürün, Çağlayancerit, Kale (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 13 km WSW of Yeşilyurt, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 38.1057° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2358° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WSW of Yeşilyurt, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-10 09:54:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-10 10:15:45 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.593 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us7000my8x Id of event.
Event Code 7000my8x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000my8x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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