A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kos in Greece on Saturday. Global time and date of event 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 17:09:21 / July 22, 2017 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:09:21 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.3479 East, latitude 36.947 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009zs4. Unique identifier: us20009zs4.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çine, Ula, Ródos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km NE of Kos, Greece.
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