A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Rodos in Greece on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 23:54:09 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:54:09 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:54 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 28.1884° East, 36.6552° North, depth 77.95 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.95 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bimb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bimb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Turgutreis, Kos, Fethiye (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 23 km N of Rodos, Greece.
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