A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Mithymna in Greece on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 18:02:43 / April 29, 2019 @ 6:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.28 East, latitude 39.391 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70003e5j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003e5j. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:02:43 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Çanakkale (c. 87 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Edremit (c. 40 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çan, Gökçeada, Foça (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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