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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY on Saturday, 5 August 2017

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY on Saturday, 5 August 2017
5 Aug 03:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.0 to 5.0 km.
Aug 5 03:34: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 2.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 5 August 2017 03:20 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.95°N / 26.63°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) S of Agriliá Kratígou (pop: 100)
11 km (7 mi) SE of Pyrgoi (pop: 100)
12 km (7 mi) SE of Agía Paraskefí Agías Marínis (pop: 100)
74 km (46 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
78 km (48 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
276 km (171 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 5 Aug 03:20 UTCM 4.0 / 10 kmAegean SeaGFZ
Sat, 5 Aug 03:20 UTCM 4.4 / 9.8 kmAEGEAN SEA REVISE01 (2017.08.05KOERI-RETMC
2017-08-05 05:20:53 +02:00 (5 Aug 03:20:53 UTC)M 4.2 / 10 km- 11km ESE of Vareia, GreeceUSGS
Sat, 5 Aug 03:20 UTCM 4.2 / 8.5 km18 Km SSE From MitiliniNOA_HL
Sat, 5 Aug 03:20 UTCM 3.8TurskaSSS

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Gaziemir, Izmir (88.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
344.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
109.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
MITILINI (14 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
34.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Vrontados (Greece, 74 km SW of epicenter) : Slight motion, almost no sound. Ground level, lying on sofa. Dogs barked/cried. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 71 km S of epicenter) : It wasn't felt at all @Guzelbahce (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 17 km NW of epicenter) : It was like 1 second but enough to wake me up (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 416 km W of epicenter) : Οοο (reported through EMSC)
Kardamaina (Greece, 245 km S of epicenter) : Λιγακιι ναι (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 145 km SE of epicenter) : Разбудило.Качнуло не сильно . Но мы проснулись (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 98 km SE of epicenter) : Hafif ama uykudan uyandırdı. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 68 km SE of epicenter) : Hiç hissetmedim hayret (reported through EMSC)
Varia (Greece, 15 km NW of epicenter) : I lay in bed after awakening and felt the bed shake with me. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 416 km W of epicenter) : Pigadakia, roughly trembling (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 252 km NE of epicenter) : Geçmiş olsun İzmir (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 77 km SE of epicenter) : Bucadan bildiriyorum, hissetmedim :/ (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 75 km SE of epicenter) : İzmir Bornova'da hissedildi. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 74 km SE of epicenter) : Aliskanlik yapti (reported through EMSC)
Vrontados (Greece, 74 km SW of epicenter) : Light shake, but dogs barked and cried. Ground level , lied on sofa - not sleeping. (reported through EMSC)
Izmir (Turkey, 74 km SE of epicenter) : Light shake (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 58 km SE of epicenter) : Biraz salladi Izmiri. (reported through EMSC)
Mitilini (Greece, 19 km NW of epicenter) : Συντομος κι οχι ιδιαιτερα δυνατος. (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 18 km E of epicenter) : Kısa sürdü (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY on Saturday, 5 August 2017

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