A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Agios Spyridon in Greece on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:38:36 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/16 / 2016-07-26 15:38:36 / July 26, 2016 @ 3:38 pm. Event id: us20006hsd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006hsd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.8741° East, 39.1656° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kardítsa, Tríkala, Kalampáka (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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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