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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Kefalos in Greece

Earthquake location 36.4951S, 26.9591WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Kefalos in Greece on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008p88. Id of event: us10008p88. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 13:54:23 / April 28, 2017 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:54:23 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 26.9591° East, 36.4951° North, depth 152.59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152.59 km (95 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bodrum, Datça, Turgutreis. Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km S of Kefalos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.9591° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4951° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 152.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km S of Kefalos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-28 13:54:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-06 06:12:10 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 259 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 0.96 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us10008p88 Id of event.
Event Code 10008p88 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008p88, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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