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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Kokkári in Greece

Earthquake location 37.8357S, 26.8313WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kokkári in Greece on Friday. Id of earthquake: us7000c7zh. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7zh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:14:56 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 26.8313° East, latitude 37.8357° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 15:14:56 / October 30, 2020 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Köşk, Turgutlu, Bodrum. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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: 8 km NW of Kokkári, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.8313° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8357° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km NW of Kokkári, 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 15:14:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-30 15:32:13 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 416 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 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us7000c7zh Id of event.
Event Code 7000c7zh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c7zh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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