A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Akrata in Greece on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 08:31:54 / September 10, 2017 @ 8:31 am. The temblor was detected at 10:31:54 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 22.3039 East, latitude 38.0722 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aj86. Unique identifier: us2000aj86. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Thívai, Lamía, Mégara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mégara (c. 23 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km S of Akrata, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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