A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. Global time and date of event 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 16:44:04 / October 16, 2016 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.18 km (4 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:44:04 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20007els. Event ids that are associated: us20007els. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6323 East, latitude 39.77 North, depth = 7.18 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Korçë, Siátista, Árgos Orestikó (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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