A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000atyw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atyw. The temblor was picked up at 18:57:16 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.2871 East, latitude 36.912 North, depth = 8.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 16:57:16 / September 24, 2017 @ 4:57 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ula, Muğla, Koçarlı (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km N of Kos, Greece.
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