A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 00:47:34 / October 16, 2016 @ 12:47 am. Exact location, longitude 20.6382° East, latitude 39.7278° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007fvg. Unique identifier: us20007fvg. The temblor was picked up at 03:47:34 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çorovodë, Préveza, Kalampáka (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km WNW of Rodotopion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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