A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Moirai in Greece on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.6838 East, latitude 34.3798 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10004g0l. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004g0l. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:22:22 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 09:22:22 / January 21, 2016 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km SSW of Moirai, Greece.
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