A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Anavra in Greece. Unique identifier: us10005d02. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005d02. The temblor was reported at 14:38:33 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20 km, 21.94° East, 39.09° North. 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 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/16 / 2016-05-02 11:38:33 / May 2, 2016 @ 11:38 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elassóna, Vólos, Mesolóngi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SW of Anavra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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