A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Polichnítos in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 26.0856 East, latitude 38.8913 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000ddku. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddku. The temblor was detected at 06:34:10 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 06:34:10 / February 1, 2021 @ 6:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close 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 Altınoluk, Menemen, Urla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Chíos (c. 24 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine 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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