A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ithaki in Greece. Exact location, longitude 20.494° East, latitude 38.4456° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10006j7l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006j7l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:07:53 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 04:07:53 / September 1, 2016 @ 4:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby 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 Árta, Mesolóngi, Agrínio.
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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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