A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dva. Unique identifier: us10008dva. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 23:46:33 / April 1, 2017 @ 11:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6878 East, latitude 39.7944 North, depth = 13.19 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:46:33 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.19 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Korçë, Siátista, Çorovodë.
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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 10 km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece.
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