A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Kefalos in Greece. The temblor was reported at 16:05:03 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/17 / 2017-01-05 14:05:03 / January 5, 2017 @ 2:05 pm. Event id: us10007rbj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007rbj. Exact location of event, longitude 26.7928 East, latitude 36.4237 North, depth = 132.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 132.51 km (82 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bodrum, Datça, Turgutreis (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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