A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kos in Greece. Exact location, longitude 27.3244° East, latitude 36.9098° North, depth = 67.98 km. Event id: us70005a3q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005a3q. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:53 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 02:38:53 / August 30, 2019 @ 2:38 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.98 km (42 miles).
Close 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 Milas, Didim, Datça. The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor 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: 3 km ENE of Kos, Greece.
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