A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kos in Greece on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.78 km (20 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:25:37 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 01:25:37 / July 21, 2017 @ 1:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.3823 East, latitude 36.8774 North, depth = 32.78 km. Id of earthquake: us20009yrq. Event ids that are associated: us20009yrq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ródos, Triánta, Yatağan (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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