A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Karpenision in Greece on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.6428 East, latitude 39.0301 North, depth = 82.53 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 82.53 km (51 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:10:55 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000820q. Event ids that are associated: us2000820q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 19:10:55 / December 17, 2016 @ 7:10 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pátra, Ámfissa, Lefkáda. Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NW of Karpenision, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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