A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mantoudion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:55:14 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 23.3905° East, 38.9406° North, depth 7.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 06:55:14 / September 16, 2016 @ 6:55 am. Id of earthquake: us10006q1f. Event ids that are associated: us10006q1f.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lamía, Avlónas, Alivéri. Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Chalkída (c. 54 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Thívai (c. 22 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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