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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Agios Kirykos in Greece

Earthquake location 37.6529S, 26.4548WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Agios Kirykos in Greece on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 07:30:36 / February 9, 2021 @ 7:30 am. The temblor was reported at 07:30:36 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.4548° East, 37.6529° North. Unique identifier: us6000dfux. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfux. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kálymnos, Menderes, Vrontádos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Selçuk (c. 29 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chíos (c. 24 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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. 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: 14 km ENE of Agios Kirykos, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.4548° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6529° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km ENE of Agios Kirykos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-09 07:30:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-09 12:30:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.459 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dfux Id of event.
Event Code 6000dfux An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dfux, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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