A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Emponas in Greece. Exact location, longitude 27.6168° East, latitude 36.3496° North, depth = 81.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.88 km (51 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 20:57:07 / September 27, 2016 @ 8:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006td4. Event ids that are associated: us10006td4. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:57:07 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarigerme, Kálymnos, Marmaris. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 25 km WNW of Emponas, Greece.
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