A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ayios Nikolaos in Greece. Unique identifier: us10006p7s. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006p7s. The temblor was reported at 09:14:51 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 06:14:51 / September 13, 2016 @ 6:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, 21.0686° East, 37.7354° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Río, Pátra (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 13 km SSW of Ayios Nikolaos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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