A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 12:00:44 / November 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.61 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000btwm. Unique identifier: us2000btwm. Exact location of earthquake, 27.1993° East, 36.0322° North, depth 13.61 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:44 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Afántou, Datça, Archángelos. Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km N of Karpathos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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