A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Patitirion in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 14:29:34 / September 17, 2017 @ 2:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000apie. Event ids that are associated: us2000apie. The temblor was detected at 16:29:34 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.0045 East, latitude 39.2821 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Néa Artáki (c. 9 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Psachná (c. 5 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Agriá (c. 5 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Skiáthos (c. 5 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Alivéri (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alivéri, Néa Ionía, Vólos (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 18 km NE of Patitirion, Greece.
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