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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Faliraki in Greece

Earthquake location 36.2568S, 28.5875WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Faliraki in Greece. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:44:56 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005q4l. Id of event: us70005q4l. Exact location of event, longitude 28.5875 East, latitude 36.2568 North, depth = 18.71 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 04:44:56 / October 3, 2019 @ 4:44 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.71 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Datça, Ula, Kaş. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km ESE of Faliraki, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.5875° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2568° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km ESE of Faliraki, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-03 04:44:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-03 05:03:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 401 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 0.379 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005q4l Id of event.
Event Code 70005q4l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005q4l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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