A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Koroni in Greece on Monday. 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: 02/01/17 / 2017-01-02 13:50:48 / January 2, 2017 @ 1:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 21.9099° East, 36.2225° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:50:48 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007uak. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007uak.
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalamáta, Messíni, Pýlos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km S of Koroni, Greece.
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