A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Koroni in Greece on Wednesday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:17:32 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006th7. Id of event: us10006th7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 07:17:32 / September 28, 2016 @ 7:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, 21.9434° East, 36.7573° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trípoli, Zacháro, Megalópoli (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 4 km S of Koroni, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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