A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ayios Nikolaos in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 21.0663 East, latitude 37.8149 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10008k9g. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008k9g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:45:13 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 14:45:13 / April 24, 2017 @ 2:45 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agrínio, Náfpaktos, Filiatrá (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SW of Ayios Nikolaos, Greece.
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