A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ano Kastritsion in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 16:05:19 / May 21, 2016 @ 4:05 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.8817° East, 38.3091° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j54. Id of event: us10005j54. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:19 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zacháro, Livadeiá, Kiáto. Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Close 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NE of Ano Kastritsion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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