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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Plomarion in Greece

Earthquake location 38.891S, 26.2094WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Plomarion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009n8a. Event ids that are associated: us20009n8a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 26.2094° East, 38.891° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:40:37 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 03:40:37 / June 17, 2017 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was İzmir, Seferihisar, Burhaniye (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SW of Plomarion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.2094° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.891° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW 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 2017-06-17 03:40:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-17 04:16:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 326 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 1.88 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009n8a Id of event.
Event Code 20009n8a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n8a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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