A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kyllini in Greece on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 04:55:37 / June 19, 2017 @ 4:55 am. Exact location, longitude 21.1134° East, latitude 38.0842° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:55:37 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009niz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009niz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lefkáda, Aígio, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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