A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kos in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.38° East, 36.9284° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:23:53 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 23:23:53 / July 20, 2017 @ 11:23 pm. Unique identifier: us20009ypp. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009ypp.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Afántou, Faliraki, Koçarlı. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 9 km ENE of Kos, Greece.
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