A 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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