A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kefalos in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 143.73 km (89 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bmj. Id of event: us10004bmj. The temblor was detected at 01:11:50 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 23:11:50 / January 5, 2016 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.8356 East, latitude 36.5591 North, depth = 143.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Datça, Bodrum, Turgutreis.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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