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Major earthquake 7 mag, 14 km NE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece

Earthquake location 37.8973S, 26.7953WA major earthquake with magnitude 7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Néon Karlovásion in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7y0. Unique identifier: us7000c7y0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 11:51:26 / October 30, 2020 @ 11:51 am. The temblor was detected at 11:51:26 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.7953 East, latitude 37.8973 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kınık, Bergama, Mykonos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Nazilli (c. 119 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 135 km (84 miles) from Salihli (c. 88 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Hypaepa (c. 67 200 pop).

Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km NE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.7953° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km NE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-30 11:51:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-30 12:10:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 754 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.509 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000c7y0 Id of event.
Event Code 7000c7y0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c7y0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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