A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Nidri in Greece on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.4864 East, latitude 38.6643 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:26 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004018. Id of event: us10004018. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/11/15 / 2015-11-21 01:58:26 / November 21, 2015 @ 1:58 am. 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 Mesolóngi, Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 20 km WSW of Nidri, Greece.
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