A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Arkhaia Korinthos in Greece. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:19:29 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 22.9007° East, 37.9467° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b2x9. Unique identifier: us2000b2x9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/17 / 2017-10-09 01:19:29 / October 9, 2017 @ 1:19 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Markópoulo, Kalývia Thorikoú, Megalópoli. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (44 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop).
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km NNE of Arkhaia Korinthos, Greece.
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