A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Sperkhias in Greece on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 21.9739° East, 38.8582° North, depth 12.39 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 04:46:07 / May 14, 2017 @ 4:46 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.39 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008saz. Event ids that are associated: us10008saz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:46:07 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lárisa, Árta, Livadeiá (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 13 km WSW of Sperkhias, Greece.
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