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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Chora in Greece

Earthquake location 37.5198S, 26.807WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Chora in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.59 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.59 km, 26.807° East, 37.5198° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:21:04 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005abi. Unique identifier: us70005abi. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 17:21:04 / August 30, 2019 @ 5:21 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Selçuk (c. 29 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Urla, Milas, Acarlar.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six 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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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: 22 km SSW of Chora, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.807° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5198° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSW of Chora, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-30 17:21:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-30 17:53:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005abi Id of event.
Event Code 70005abi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005abi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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