A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kefalos in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.29 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004dzq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dzq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 02:58:23 / January 4, 2016 @ 2:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 26.9641° East, latitude 36.4613° North, depth = 137.29 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:23 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bodrum, Datça, Turgutreis (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km S of Kefalos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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