A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kokkári in Greece. Event id: us7000c8jq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8jq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 05:31:29 / October 31, 2020 @ 5:31 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:31:29 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.7 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 1.7 km, 26.8385° East, 37.8482° North.
Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kálymnos, Turgutreis, Manisa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 8 km NNW of Kokkári, Greece.
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