A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kefalos in Greece on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fnv. Unique identifier: us10004fnv. The temblor was picked up at 21:04:42 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 146.36 km (91 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 19:04:42 / January 19, 2016 @ 7:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.9436 East, latitude 36.6378 North, depth = 146.36 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Didim, Datça, Bodrum. Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km S of Kefalos, Greece.
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