A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Néon Karlovásion in Greece on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 26.7794° East, 37.8212° North, depth 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:28:22 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcp1. Id of event: us6000dcp1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 23:28:22 / January 20, 2021 @ 11:28 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Torbalı (c. 50 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Menemen, Tire, Bayındır. Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 7 km ENE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece.
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