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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Afantou in Greece



Earthquake location 35.9899S, 28.7589WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Afantou in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.86 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:51:27 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vud. Id of event: us10007vud. Exact location of earthquake, 28.7589° East, 35.9899° North, depth 25.86 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 20:51:27 / January 27, 2017 @ 8:51 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ortaca, Dalaman, Kaş (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kaş (c. 7 800 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km ESE of Afantou, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.7589° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9899° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km ESE of Afantou, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-27 20:51:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-27 22:51:29 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 354 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 0.562 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us10007vud Id of event.
Event Code 10007vud An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007vud, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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