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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Neon Karlovasion in Greece



Earthquake location 37.906S, 26.7186WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Neon Karlovasion in Greece on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 18:29:42 / October 23, 2015 @ 6:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003r24. Event ids that are associated: us10003r24. Exact location of earthquake, 26.7186° East, 37.906° North, depth 26.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:29:42 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.4 km (16 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tire, Acarlar, İncirliova (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 12 km N of Neon Karlovasion, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.7186° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.906° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km N of Neon Karlovasion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-23 18:29:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-23 21:41:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 298 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.562 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us10003r24 Id of event.
Event Code 10003r24 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003r24, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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