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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Kokkári in Greece

Earthquake location 37.8255S, 26.923WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kokkári in Greece on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 26.923 East, latitude 37.8255 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:33:09 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c8ws. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8ws. Global time and date of event 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 07:33:09 / November 1, 2020 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chíos, Menemen, Aydın (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aydın (c. 163 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Söke (c. 68 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Kuşadası (c. 63 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 5 km NNE of Kokkári, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.923° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8255° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km NNE of Kokkári, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-01 07:33:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-01 07:49:24 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 271 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 1.449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us7000c8ws Id of event.
Event Code 7000c8ws An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c8ws, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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