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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Kefalos in Greece



Earthquake location 36.6175S, 26.7752WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Kefalos in Greece. Event id: us20009zsc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zsc. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:46 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142 km (88 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.7752 East, latitude 36.6175 North, depth = 142 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 17:25:46 / July 22, 2017 @ 5:25 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Didim, Datça, Bodrum. Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SW of Kefalos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.7752° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6175° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 142 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SW of Kefalos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-22 17:25:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-22 18:16:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.088 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009zsc Id of event.
Event Code 20009zsc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009zsc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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