A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lefkada in Greece. Event id: us10003ywz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ywz. Exact location of earthquake, 20.5406° East, 38.7725° North, depth 9.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/15 / 2015-11-17 08:33:42 / November 17, 2015 @ 8:33 am. The temblor was reported at 10:33:42 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Karpenísi, Kérkyra, Ioánnina. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km WSW of Lefkada, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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