A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece on Saturday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:22:30 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20007fnh. Event ids that are associated: us20007fnh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 20:22:30 / October 15, 2016 @ 8:22 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.6839° East, 39.799° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kastoriá, Préveza, Korçë (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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), 92 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece.
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