A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lardos in Greece on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 77.62 km, 28.0249° East, 35.9928° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000advt. Unique identifier: us2000advt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.62 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:48:34 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 16:48:34 / September 1, 2017 @ 4:48 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarigerme, Marmaris, Datça.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 11 km S of Lardos, Greece.
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