A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Kalavryta in Greece. The temblor was reported at 18:34:22 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 16:34:22 / May 17, 2017 @ 4:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008utx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008utx. Exact location of earthquake, 22.1364° East, 37.7621° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesolóngi, Gargaliánoi, Ámfissa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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