A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kos in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 17:09:45 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:09 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:09:45 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009zaf. Unique identifier: us20009zaf. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.2931° East, 36.9241° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Faliraki, Kuşadası, Çine (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km N of Kos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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