A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kamarai in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 03:05:16 / July 15, 2017 @ 3:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.0568° East, 38.4974° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wi2. Id of event: us20009wi2. The temblor was reported at 05:05:16 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fársala, Kiáto, Orchomenós.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 22 km NNE of Kamarai, Greece.
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