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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Mitilini in Greece

Earthquake location 39.1304S, 26.2553WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.2553° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1304° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km S of Mitilini, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-22 04:20:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-22 05:03:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 1.358 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us2000aszw Id of event.
Event Code 2000aszw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aszw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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