A 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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