A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Gargalianoi in Greece on Wednesday. Event id: us100096q4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096q4. The temblor was picked up at 00:02:10 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 22:02:10 / June 27, 2017 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.4727 East, latitude 37.0135 North, depth = 4.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.29 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amaliáda, Spárti, Pýrgos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km WSW of Gargalianoi, Greece.
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