A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a95b. Id of event: us2000a95b. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 20.7414° East, 37.6134° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:33:45 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 19:33:45 / August 17, 2017 @ 7:33 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Filiatrá, Zacháro, Argostólion (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 14 km SSW of Mouzaki, Greece.
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