A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, southern Greece kilometers (0 miles) from southern Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:11:54 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 28.07 km (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007w19. Unique identifier: us10007w19. Exact location of earthquake, 22.0194° East, 36.2963° North, depth 28.07 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 13:11:54 / January 29, 2017 @ 1:11 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spárti, Gargaliánoi, Messíni.
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 seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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