A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Emponas in Greece on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 21:12:49 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/08/15 / 2015-08-29 18:12:49 / August 29, 2015 @ 6:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 27.6904 East, latitude 36.2841 North, depth = 85.61 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000360b. Unique identifier: us1000360b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.61 km (53 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Turgutreis, Bodrum, Marmaris (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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