A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 186 km S of Methoni, Greece (116 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008lc3. Event ids that are associated: us10008lc3. Exact location of event, longitude 21.3401 East, latitude 35.1623 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:09:51 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 17:09:51 / April 27, 2017 @ 5:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 186 km S of Methoni, Greece.
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