A 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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