A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kos in Greece on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ynt. Id of event: us20009ynt. The temblor was reported at 00:52:59 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). 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: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 22:52:59 / July 20, 2017 @ 10:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.4366° East, 36.8337° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muğla, Ula, Archángelos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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