A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Savalia in Greece. Global time and date of event 30/08/15 / 2015-08-30 13:28:01 / August 30, 2015 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:28:01 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 21.2488° East, latitude 37.7844° North, depth = 8.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000365n. Event ids that are associated: us1000365n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.84 km (5 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Áyios Konstandínos, Agrínio, Megalópoli. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Savalia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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