A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kalavryta in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/16 / 2016-12-03 21:04:35 / December 3, 2016 @ 9:04 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:35 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007en5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007en5. Exact location of event, longitude 22.0237 East, latitude 38.1322 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyparissía, Náfplio, Lamía (min 5000 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 13 km NW of Kalavryta, Greece.
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