A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Polichnítos in Greece on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 05:03:24 / February 1, 2021 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:03:24 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddkb. Id of event: us6000ddkb. Exact location, longitude 26.0518° East, latitude 38.9901° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Altınoluk, Aliağa, Çeşme. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Chíos (c. 24 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Çeşme (c. 21 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Foça (c. 15 200 pop).
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SW of Polichnítos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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