A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007ema. Id of event: us20007ema. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.14 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 20.6133 East, latitude 39.7848 North, depth = 27.14 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:01:40 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 19:01:40 / October 16, 2016 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siátista, Korçë, Préveza (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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