A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kéfalos in Greece. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:29:55 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 21:29:55 / January 6, 2021 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 139.7 km (87 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d6a5. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6a5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.8999 East, latitude 36.5926 North, depth = 139.7 km.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Datça, Bodrum, Turgutreis.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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