A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Samos in Greece on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 27.0652 East, latitude 37.8304 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:05:13 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000c8wp. Event ids that are associated: us7000c8wp. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 07:05:13 / November 1, 2020 @ 7:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manisa, Turgutlu, Turgutreis. Nearby 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 three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 11 km NE of Samos, Greece.
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