A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kos in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 27.3452° East, 36.7869° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ysa. Unique identifier: us20009ysa. Global time and date of event 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 02:12:35 / July 21, 2017 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:12:35 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Yatağan (c. 19 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos, Yatağan, Afántou.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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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: 12 km SSE of Kos, Greece.
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