A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Nidri in Greece on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.07 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003ywp. Event ids that are associated: us10003ywp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/15 / 2015-11-17 07:10:08 / November 17, 2015 @ 7:10 am. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:10:08 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 20.5519 East, latitude 38.7548 North, depth = 11.07 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amaliáda, Ovriá, Río. Event epicenter was 118 km (73 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 127 km (79 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km WNW of Nidri, Greece.
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