A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Aigion in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 49.43 km, 22.0478° East, 38.1643° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 14:26:10 / February 6, 2017 @ 2:26 pm. Unique identifier: us20008kib. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kib. The temblor was detected at 16:26:10 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.43 km (31 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Náfplio, Orchomenós, Lamía. The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSW of Aigion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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