A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Filiatra in Greece on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 21:51:19 / April 5, 2017 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 20.8993° East, 37.0378° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008f22. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008f22. The temblor was picked up at 22:51:19 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amaliáda, Pýrgos, Zákynthos.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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