A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Lefkada in Greece on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 15:03:16 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/15 / 2015-11-18 13:03:16 / November 18, 2015 @ 1:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10003z8i. Event ids that are associated: us10003z8i. Exact location of earthquake, 20.5009° East, 38.7611° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anatolí, Mesolóngi, Igoumenítsa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 18 km WSW of Lefkada, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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