A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Adamas in Greece. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:53:28 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 15:53:28 / August 16, 2017 @ 3:53 pm. Event id: us2000a8sr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8sr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.02 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 24.6335 East, latitude 36.5601 North, depth = 105.02 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Naxos (c. 7 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Páros (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naxos, Páros.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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