A 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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