A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.7458 East, latitude 39.7281 North, depth = 11.54 km. Event id: us20007ees. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007ees. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 21:10:26 / October 15, 2016 @ 9:10 pm. 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 11.54 km (7 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:10:26 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Árgos Orestikó, Siátista, Tríkala.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km NE of Rodotopion, Greece.
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