A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Polichnítos in Greece. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:46:15 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 20:46:15 / February 1, 2021 @ 8:46 pm. Event id: us6000ddra. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddra. Exact location of earthquake, 26.0791° East, 38.9772° North, depth 10 km. 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). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Burhaniye (c. 38 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ayvalık (c. 35 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mytilíni (c. 28 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bergama, Burhaniye, Menemen.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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