A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lefkada in Greece. Exact location, longitude 20.5645° East, latitude 38.8659° North, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:15:39 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003z89. Id of event: us10003z89. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/15 / 2015-11-18 12:15:39 / November 18, 2015 @ 12:15 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karpenísi, Kérkyra, Mesolóngi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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