A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Preveza in Greece on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/15 / 2015-12-14 21:13:26 / December 14, 2015 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20004h57. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004h57. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:13:26 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 20.5348° East, 39.0375° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Argostólion, Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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