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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Afyonkarahisar in Turkey

Earthquake location 38.736S, 30.5575WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Afyonkarahisar in Turkey on Thursday. Global time and date of event 11/07/24 / 2024-07-11 03:24:44 / July 11, 2024 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 30.5575° East, 38.736° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000myhx. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000myhx. The temblor was reported at 03:24:44 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Kütahya (c. 185 000 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Afyonkarahisar (c. 146 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Akşehir (c. 64 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bolvadin (c. 55 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sandıklı (c. 43 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yalvaç (c. 39 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kütahya, Keçiborlu, Atabey. Close 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 was reported 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 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: 2 km SSE of Afyonkarahisar, Turkey.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 30.5575° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.736° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SSE of Afyonkarahisar, Turkey Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-11 03:24:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 03:45:10 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 271 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 67 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.892 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us7000myhx Id of event.
Event Code 7000myhx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000myhx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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