A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Methoni in Greece on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006eq8. Unique identifier: us20006eq8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/16 / 2016-07-14 18:07:03 / July 14, 2016 @ 6:07 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 21.7146 East, latitude 36.1826 North, depth = 34.17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.17 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:07:03 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýlos.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km S of Methoni, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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