A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:02:39 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 20.3476 East, latitude 38.177 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred 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). Event id: us10008mee. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008mee. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 11:02:39 / May 1, 2017 @ 11:02 am.
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gastoúni, Lefkáda, Zákynthos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Lixourion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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