A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Makrakomi in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20007gi7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007gi7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.1115 East, latitude 38.9244 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:09:56 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 22:09:56 / October 24, 2016 @ 10:09 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Týrnavos, Agriá, Orchomenós (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km SSW of Makrakomi, Greece.
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