A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. Event id: us10006qs3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qs3. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 03:59:45 / September 19, 2016 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:59:45 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.3627 East, latitude 38.1744 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amaliáda, Mesolóngi, Préveza.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km WSW of Lixourion, Greece.
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