A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Marathókampos in Greece on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:19:09 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.6426 East, latitude 37.7578 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000casi. Unique identifier: us7000casi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 12:19:09 / October 30, 2020 @ 12:19 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kálymnos, Koçarlı, Germencik (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NW of Marathókampos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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