A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Zagora in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mxl. Id of event: us20008mxl. The temblor was picked up at 14:47:38 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 23.2441° East, 39.6316° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 12:47:38 / February 28, 2017 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elassóna, Kateríni, Epanomí. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Týrnavos (c. 10 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Fársala (c. 10 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km NNE of Zagora, Greece.
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