A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kokkári in Greece on Monday. Global time and date of event 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 11:58:03 / November 2, 2020 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:58:03 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.9203° East, 37.821° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000c990. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c990.
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 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), 30 km (19 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chíos, Menemen, Aydın. 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km NNE of Kokkári, Greece.
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