A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Nidri in Greece on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vz0. Unique identifier: us10007vz0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:45:50 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26.29 km, 20.5125° East, 38.6758° North. Global time and date of event 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 21:45:50 / January 28, 2017 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.29 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 17 km WSW of Nidri, Greece.
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