A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Afantou in Greece on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 11:11:54 / May 25, 2020 @ 11:11 am. The temblor was detected at 13:11:54 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 28.6953° East, latitude 36.0341° North, depth = 40.46 km. Id of earthquake: us70009pzy. Event ids that are associated: us70009pzy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.46 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ortaca, Kaş, Dalaman (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 55 km ESE of Afantou, Greece.
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