A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Aegean Sea kilometers (0 miles) from Aegean Sea on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 20:41:24 / July 24, 2020 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3qc. Id of event: us6000b3qc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:41:24 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.9511 East, latitude 40.189 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Chrysoúpolis (c. 8 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Gökçeada (c. 7 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chrysoúpolis, Gökçeada, Karyes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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