A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nea Ankhialos in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.929 East, latitude 39.26 North, depth = 9.5 km. Global time and date of event 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 08:45:33 / May 20, 2016 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005irs. Event ids that are associated: us10005irs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:45:33 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Týrnavos (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kardítsa, Orchomenós, Týrnavos. Nearby 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 10 km ESE of Nea Ankhialos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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