A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.08 km (17 miles). Exact location, longitude 20.1612° East, latitude 37.9344° North, depth = 28.08 km. Unique identifier: us10006pdv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006pdv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 02:20:05 / September 14, 2016 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:20:05 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gastoúni, Zákynthos, Argostólion. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 38 km SW of Lixourion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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