A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Valsamata in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 20.5213 East, latitude 37.9567 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 21:36:31 / July 12, 2017 @ 9:36 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:36:31 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009vu9. Event ids that are associated: us20009vu9.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Pýrgos, Amaliáda.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 24 km SSW of Valsamata, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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