A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Nidri in Greece on Monday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:00:57 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004bb9. Event ids that are associated: us10004bb9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 18:00:57 / January 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.445 East, latitude 38.6417 North, depth = 48.71 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.71 km (30 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Igoumenítsa, Mesolóngi, Agrínio (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop), 31 km (19 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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