A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 22:02:01 / February 28, 2017 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100085tz. Unique identifier: us100085tz. The temblor was detected at 23:02:01 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.1471° East, 37.9476° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zákynthos, Argostólion. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 37 km SW of Lixourion, Greece.
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