A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Mithymna in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 02:24:04 / February 7, 2017 @ 2:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 26.0797 East, latitude 39.5234 North, depth = 6.77 km. Unique identifier: us20008i2k. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008i2k. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.77 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:24:04 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Çan (c. 26 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bergama, Lâpseki, Çan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km NNW of Mithymna, Greece.
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