A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Poros in Greece on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 21:00:10 / May 28, 2016 @ 9:00 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:00:10 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005ywl. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005ywl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.57 East, latitude 37.57 North, depth = 16 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kárystos, Kiáto, Thívai. Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km NE of Poros, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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