A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Samos in Greece. Event id: us7000c83m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c83m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 17:16:03 / October 30, 2020 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 27.0652 East, latitude 37.8027 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:16:03 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hypaepa, Bodrum, Çine. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 9 km NE of Samos, Greece.
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