A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Palaia Fokaia in Greece. 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 161.86 km (101 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:24:30 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 23.9153° East, 37.5994° North, depth 161.86 km. Event id: us20008u70. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008u70. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 04:24:30 / March 24, 2017 @ 4:24 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Náfplio, Thívai, Vasilikón (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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