A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Polichnítos in Greece on Monday. Global time and date of event 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 13:10:15 / February 1, 2021 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddmm. Id of event: us6000ddmm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:10:15 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 26.0434° East, 38.9688° North, depth 9.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.41 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bergama, Burhaniye, Menemen (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 17 km SW of Polichnítos, Greece.
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