A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Nafpaktos in Greece on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 15:43:29 / April 5, 2017 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008enh. Unique identifier: us10008enh. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:43:29 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 21.8147° East, latitude 38.3848° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 17 km (11 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacháro, Livadeiá, Kiáto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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