A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Loukisia in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:14:40 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007f7d. Event ids that are associated: us10007f7d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.61 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 23.5226 East, latitude 38.4895 North, depth = 6.61 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/16 / 2016-12-06 17:14:40 / December 6, 2016 @ 5:14 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiáto, Keratéa, Aegina. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km E of Loukisia, Greece.
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