M 5.7 in Turkey on 26 Sep 2019 10:59 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.89 , 28.1727
Event Date: 26 Sep 2019 10:59 UTC
26 Sep 2019 13:59 Local
Exposed Population: 13360000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70005lkl
Inserted at: 27 Sep 2019 11:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.2 (Turkey)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us70005lkl Scaled population (raster) 1.32  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.77  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1271884 n.a 26 Sep 2019 10:59 5.8M, 5km N/A No people affected 00:02 EMSC
1271885 n.a 26 Sep 2019 10:59 5.9M, 12km N/A No people affected 00:05 EMSC
1271886 n.a 26 Sep 2019 10:59 5.7M, 12km N/A No people affected 00:11 EMSC
1271887 n.a 26 Sep 2019 10:59 5.8M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:15 EMSC
1271888 0.3 26 Sep 2019 10:59 5.7M, 10km 6.01 13.4 million 1d 00:04 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Turkey ,of Tekirdag (population 508,924) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
66000 people
6.1 million people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1271888 40.89/28.173 5.7 10.0 5.49 26 Sep 2019 11:20 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1271888 40.89/28.173 5.7 10.0 5.802 26 Sep 2019 11:33 00:34 (upd of #1)
3 0.4 1271888 40.89/28.173 5.7 10.0 6.217 26 Sep 2019 13:02 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0.3 1271888 40.89/28.173 5.7 10.0 6.007 27 Sep 2019 11:03 1d 00:04 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Tekirdag Turkey 1200 people
Istanbul Turkey 810000 people
Tekirdag Turkey 42000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Marmaraereglisi Tekirdag Turkey Village4 - 21 km
Sultanköy Tekirdag Turkey Village5 - 22 km
Silivri Istanbul Turkey City 53000 people 23 km
Kavakli Istanbul Turkey Village4 50000 people 27 km
Ortaköy Istanbul Turkey Village5 - 29 km
Yeniçiftlik Tekirdag Turkey Village5 - 30 km
Seymen Tekirdag Turkey Village4 - 30 km
Tepecik Istanbul Turkey Village4 21000 people 35 km
No Istanbul Turkey City - 36 km
Büyükçekmece Istanbul Turkey City 41000 people 39 km
Esenyurt Istanbul Turkey City 210000 people 47 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Ereglisi Turkey
Silivri Turkey
Buyukcekmece TRBCE Turkey
Ambarli TRAMB Turkey

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Buyukcekmece Sarisu 1988

More information

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