A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005h1i. Unique identifier: us20005h1i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.3263 East, latitude 38.2847 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 18:53:44 / April 11, 2016 @ 6:53 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:44 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Gastoúni, Préveza. Nearby 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km NW of Lixourion, Greece.
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