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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 38 km SSW of Kefalos, Greece

Earthquake location 36.4237S, 26.7928WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km SSW of Kefalos, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.7928° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4237° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 132.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km SSW of Kefalos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-05 14:05:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-05 14:57:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 0.924 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us10007rbj Id of event.
Event Code 10007rbj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007rbj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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