A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Emponas in Greece on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.4 km (54 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 12:11:04 / April 16, 2017 @ 12:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:11:04 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.5079 East, latitude 36.16 North, depth = 87.4 km. Event id: us10008i3v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i3v.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kos, Ródos, Datça.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight 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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