A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kokkári in Greece on Friday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:43 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7ye. Unique identifier: us7000c7ye. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 13:00:43 / October 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 26.8175 East, latitude 37.8695 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Turgutreis, Manisa, Aydın. Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 11 km NNW of Kokkári, Greece.
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