A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Megalopolis in Greece. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.36 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rbl. Id of event: us10003rbl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 15:46:04 / October 25, 2015 @ 3:46 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:46:04 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 9.36 km, 22.0626° East, 37.5623° North.
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náfpaktos, Loutráki, Kórinthos (min 5000 pop).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 19 km NNW of Megalopolis, Greece.
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