A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Lalas in Greece on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 21.9785° East, 37.7052° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004w7m. Id of event: us20004w7m. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:47:11 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 23:47:11 / January 31, 2016 @ 11:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kórinthos, Mesolóngi, Spárti.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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