A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Krestena in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 18:55:01 / February 15, 2016 @ 6:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:55:01 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 21.6756° East, 37.5545° North, depth 15.53 km. Event id: us200050cf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050cf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.53 km (10 miles).
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiáto, Xylókastro, Náfplio (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSE of Krestena, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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