A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Polichnítos in Greece on Monday. Event id: us6000ddkp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddkp. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:00:05 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 26.0215° East, 38.89° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 06:00:05 / February 1, 2021 @ 6:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Chíos (c. 24 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Çeşme (c. 21 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Altınoluk, Menemen, Urla (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 25 km SSW of Polichnítos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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