A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Nafpaktos in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:15:47 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009yct. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yct. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 07:15:47 / July 20, 2017 @ 7:15 am. Exact location of event, longitude 21.9155 East, latitude 38.4817 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orchomenós, Gastoúni, Amaliáda. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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