A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Methoni in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/16 / 2016-12-02 11:46:04 / December 2, 2016 @ 11:46 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007e98. Id of event: us10007e98. Exact location, longitude 21.5791° East, latitude 36.7025° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:46:04 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Megalópoli, Zacháro, Spárti.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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