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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Samos in Greece

Earthquake location 37.8907S, 27.0016WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Samos in Greece on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 27.0016 East, latitude 37.8907 North, depth = 13.8 km. 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: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 20:31:01 / November 9, 2020 @ 8:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:31:01 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ccln. Id of event: us7000ccln.

Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Milas, Hypaepa, Köşk (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Turgutlu (c. 103 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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: 15 km N of Samos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.0016° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8907° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km N of Samos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-09 20:31:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-09 21:52:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.364 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ccln Id of event.
Event Code 7000ccln An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ccln, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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