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Strong earthquake, 6.3 mag was detected near Plomarion in Greece

Earthquake location 38.8703S, 26.373WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Plomarion in Greece on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.373 East, latitude 38.8703 North, depth = 5.65 km. The temblor was detected at 14:28:38 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.65 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 12:28:38 / June 12, 2017 @ 12:28 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009ly0. Event ids that are associated: us20009ly0.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Akhisar, Savaştepe, İvrindi. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 127 km (79 miles) from Akhisar (c. 84 700 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km S of Plomarion, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.373° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8703° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Plomarion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-12 12:28:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-12 12:53:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 46 The total number of felt reports
CDI 9.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.45 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 652 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 1.751 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009ly0 Id of event.
Event Code 20009ly0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ly0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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