A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Nidri in Greece on Friday. The temblor was reported at 06:50:54 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 03:50:54 / April 29, 2016 @ 3:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude 20.5287 East, latitude 38.6907 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10005ccr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005ccr. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Igoumenítsa, Mesolóngi, Agrínio. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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