A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece. Id of earthquake: us10004a8u. Event ids that are associated: us10004a8u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.67 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:15:53 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 19.9486° East, 37.5029° North, depth 9.67 km. Global time and date of event 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 14:15:53 / December 29, 2015 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zákynthos, Argostólion (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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