A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mantoudion in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.6185 East, latitude 38.8475 North, depth = 13.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 17:29:19 / May 9, 2016 @ 5:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:29:19 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005g34. Event ids that are associated: us10005g34.
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Chalkída (c. 54 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kifisiá (c. 47 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Áno Liósia (c. 33 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kamaterón, Lykóvrysi, Metamórfosi.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 12 km ENE of Mantoudion, Greece.
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