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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Néon Karlovásion in Greece

Earthquake location 37.8431S, 26.4217WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Néon Karlovásion in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8mn. Unique identifier: us7000c8mn. Exact location of event, longitude 26.4217 East, latitude 37.8431 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 14:42:43 / October 31, 2020 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:42:43 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Foça, Didim, Torbalı (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Selçuk (c. 29 100 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km WNW of Néon Karlovásion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.4217° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8431° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25 km WNW 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 2020-10-31 14:42:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-31 15:22:32 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 312 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 1.803 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000c8mn Id of event.
Event Code 7000c8mn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c8mn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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