A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km S of Pirgos, Greece (56 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 20:04:49 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 18:04:49 / August 25, 2017 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.66 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000abt6. Event ids that are associated: us2000abt6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 31.66 km, 24.9591° East, 34.1993° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km S of Pirgos, Greece.
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