A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kato Mazarakion in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.55 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude 21.5797° East, latitude 37.9537° North, depth = 12.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 20:16:51 / May 20, 2016 @ 8:16 pm. Event id: us10005j0q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j0q. The temblor was detected at 23:16:51 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). 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 Filiatrá, Trípoli, Megalópoli. Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SSW of Kato Mazarakion, Greece.
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