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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Kefalos in Greece

Earthquake location 36.466S, 26.9077WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kefalos in Greece. The temblor was detected at 14:08:17 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009dpa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dpa. Exact location of event, longitude 26.9077 East, latitude 36.466 North, depth = 141.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 12:08:17 / May 10, 2020 @ 12:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.14 km (88 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bodrum, Datça, Turgutreis. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: 31 km S of Kefalos, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.9077° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.466° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km S of Kefalos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-10 12:08:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-26 10:34:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 246 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 0.939 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70009dpa Id of event.
Event Code 70009dpa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009dpa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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