A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:18:01 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.6654° East, latitude 39.7827° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 13:18:01 / October 16, 2016 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007el3. Id of event: us20007el3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Préveza, Siátista, Árgos Orestikó (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece.
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