A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Loukisia in Greece. Event id: us10008fi8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fi8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.4408 East, latitude 38.5324 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 15:50:29 / April 7, 2017 @ 3:50 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:50:29 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Almyrós, Ámfissa, Kalývia Thorikoú (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km N of Loukisia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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