A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mitilini in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.2553 East, latitude 39.1304 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:20:23 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 04:20:23 / September 22, 2017 @ 4:20 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aszw. Id of event: us2000aszw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Menemen, Çeşme, Havran (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 4 km S of Mitilini, Greece.
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