A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 20.6311 East, latitude 39.7988 North, depth = 10.09 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007enf. Unique identifier: us20007enf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 23:21:32 / October 16, 2016 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:21:32 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.09 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siátista, Korçë, Árgos Orestikó. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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