A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Argostolion in Greece. The temblor was reported at 15:36:50 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008mzs. Event ids that are associated: us10008mzs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 13:36:50 / May 2, 2017 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 20.3574° East, latitude 38.0063° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lefkáda, Amaliáda, Gastoúni.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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