A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Paramythia in Greece on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008umz. Id of event: us20008umz. 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.479° East, 39.3786° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 19:53:00 / March 25, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:53:00 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gjirokastër, Sarandë, Lefkáda. Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSW of Paramythia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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