A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Plomarion in Greece on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.2966° East, 38.872° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 14:19:47 / June 12, 2017 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20009lye. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lye. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:19:47 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karabağlar, Burhaniye, İzmir (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 13 km SSW of Plomarion, Greece.
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