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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 4 km W of Antimácheia, Greece

Earthquake location 36.8039S, 27.0503WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Antimácheia in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/24 / 2024-05-26 15:15:12 / May 26, 2024 @ 3:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.087 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000n148. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000n148. Exact location, longitude 27.0503° East, latitude 36.8039° North, depth = 150.087 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:15:12 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Milas, Didim, Datça (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km W of Antimácheia, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.0503° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8039° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 150.087 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km W of Antimácheia, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-26 15:15:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-26 15:31:36 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 312 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.045 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us6000n148 Id of event.
Event Code 6000n148 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n148, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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