A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kéfalos in Greece on Thursday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:05:38 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c3tv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3tv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.86 km (94 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 11:05:38 / October 1, 2020 @ 11:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.781 East, latitude 36.7633 North, depth = 151.86 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Didim, Datça, Bodrum. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km W of Kéfalos, Greece.
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