Earthquake near Yarpuz, Turkey - Felt on the coast in Side - April 13, 2018

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Update 17:48 UTC: Seismogram as recorded in a seismological station in Elmali

Update 17:42 UTC: Based on the present earthquake parameters (Magnitude, Depth, Population, etc) and our experience with earthquake damage impact, does expect at least some slight damage like cracks in walls, fallen tiles, etc.

Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 4.8

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2018-04-13 20:14:02

GMT/UTC Time : 2018-04-13 17:14:02

Depth (Hypocenter) : 37 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Akseki, Turkey Apr 13 17:55 4.5 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ilica - Not sure whether property has been damages. There was shaking for around 5 or 6 seconds and we run outside. There was another earthquake a short while afterwards.
  • Avsallar - Local peoples get in from balcony and it takes time about 10 minutes, and light after shaking...
  • Side - No apparent damage after the apartment shook for 4 or 5 seconds around 20-15 pm. Things on cabinets fell over. Then a second tremor was felt about 10 minutes later which had us leave the complex for a while. No apparent damage seen around the area.
  • GEOFON Turkey Apr 13 17:55 4.3 10 MAP
    EMSC Western Turkey Apr 13 17:55 4.5 11 MAP
    EMSC Western Turkey Apr 13 17:14 4.7 37 MAP
    USGS Akseki, Turkey Apr 13 17:14 4.8 14 MAP
    GEOFON Turkey Apr 13 17:14 4.8 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • kestel, alanya - 10 mins ago a light shaking 10-15 seconds.
  • Okurcalar - We voelde de vloer bewegen. We zagen het glas in het raam bewegen en de lampen heen en weer slingeren. Het duurde een paar seconden. Niks kapot.
  • Alanya - Alles rammelde. Met name onze tv die op de kast staat. Ongeveer 3 seconden. Daarna begon mijn vrouw te rammelen. Maar dat is niet zo erg.
  • Side - Schudden duurde 10 seconden
  • Side - Chandelier shaking lightly for 10 seconds
  • Алания - Light shaking
  • Manavgat - De TV trilde, de douchedeur trilde en ik voelde trilling in mijn benen. Een paar seconden, heel licht, geen schade.
  • Evrensiki - Geen schade, ca 10 seconden (2x) op drie hoog. Geen merkbare paniek, mensen buiten lekek niets gemerkt te hebben.
  • Okurcalar - Moderate shaking
  • Antalya - Building shook for around 15 se ones at 20.10pm
  • Alanya - Moderate shaking
  • Manavgat - Alweer trillen zonet een 5-tal seconden. De tafel en mijn laptop schudden. Niemand in de buurt lijkt het op te merken.
  • Alanya - Tremblement de 15 secondes à 20h13 suivie d'une seconde secousse de 4 secondes à 20h56 le vendredi 13/04/18
  • Side Kumkoy - Een seconde of 6-7. Geen schade.
  • Side - About 20:55-21:00 we felt second shake. Bed was shaking for about 5sec this time. Previous shake was about 20:15-20:20
  • kumkoy Side - Gedurende een aantal seconden voelden we rond 20u onze stoelen wiebelen alsof we op een loopbrug stonden
  • Белек - Приблизительно в 20.30 по местному. Дрожали ножки кровати в номере отеля. В баре тряслись столы с посудой. 13.04.2018
  • Alanya - ok 4 sekundy
  • Side - Geen schade. Voelde vreemd. Alsof je duizelig wordt. Raar buikgevoel. Katten keken ook raar op. Geen rammelende glazen maar wel lichtschuddende bank
  • Avsallar - Stond in de hal en de lampen gingen heen en weer
  • Alanya - Light shaking
  • Avsallar - Pierwszy o 20.10 ok 1 minuty kolejny ok 20 minut temu
  • Side - Heb het 2x achterelkaar gevoeld
  • Alanya - Geen schade 5tal second
  • Alanya - Weak shaking
  • Side - Shaked for 30 sec no damage at all
  • Konakli - Ik ben ziek en lag op de 2e etage uit te rusten toen het begon. Het was 10 seconden redelijk heftig. Ik was gealarmeerd en overwoog naar buiten te rennen. Daarna ging het nog 20 seconden zachter door. Een halfuur daarna weer 30 seconden zacht schudden.
  • Alanya - 4-5 seconds of shaking
  • Tosmur/Alanya - Rond 20.15 uur begonnen de ramen te klapperen en begon het gebouw te schudden.
  • Side - 2 x 10 seconden, gek gevoel, trillingen in de vloer en ramen.
  • Alanya - Light shaking
  • Manavgat - Het duidelijk voelbaar schudden gisteren rond half 9 in de avond duurde ongeveer 10 tot 15 seconden. Er is geen schade.

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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