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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Kokkarion in Greece

Earthquake location 37.8691S, 26.8964WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kokkarion in Greece. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.06 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:30:33 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.8964 East, latitude 37.8691 North, depth = 23.06 km. Event id: us20007ep0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007ep0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/16 / 2016-10-17 01:30:33 / October 17, 2016 @ 1:30 am.

Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Foça, Vrontádos, Chíos. Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km N of Kokkarion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.8964° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8691° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km N of Kokkarion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-17 01:30:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-17 02:16:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 287 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20007ep0 Id of event.
Event Code 20007ep0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007ep0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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