A 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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