A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lalas in Greece on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 21.78° East, 37.78° North, depth 5 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:10:10 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/15 / 2015-07-12 16:10:10 / July 12, 2015 @ 4:10 pm. Unique identifier: us20002wyh. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002wyh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Náfplio, Kiáto, Kalamáta. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NE of Lalas, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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