A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kokkári in Greece on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 26.923 East, latitude 37.8255 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:33:09 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c8ws. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8ws. Global time and date of event 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 07:33:09 / November 1, 2020 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chíos, Menemen, Aydın (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km NNE of Kokkári, Greece.
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