A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Néon Karlovásion in Greece on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 26.5164 East, latitude 37.8364 North, depth = 28.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.7 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 01:40:35 / October 31, 2020 @ 1:40 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:40:35 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c8gr. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8gr.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was İzmir, Didim, Torbalı. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 17 km WNW of Néon Karlovásion, Greece.
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