A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mithymna in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 23:27:34 / February 28, 2017 @ 11:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100085uc. Unique identifier: us100085uc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:27:34 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 26.1024 East, latitude 39.5101 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mýrina, Havran, Dikili (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ezine (c. 15 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dikili (c. 14 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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