A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Symi in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/19 / 2019-01-22 20:12:07 / January 22, 2019 @ 8:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j7fs. Unique identifier: us2000j7fs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:12:07 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 28.0064° East, latitude 36.7766° North, depth = 79.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.48 km (49 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fethiye, Didim, Çine (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 23 km NE of Symi, Greece.
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