A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 05:06:33 / October 16, 2016 @ 5:06 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007ehc. Id of event: us20007ehc. Exact location, longitude 20.7222° East, latitude 39.7389° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:06:33 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Korçë, Çorovodë, Tríkala. Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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