A 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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