A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sinoikismos Khavarion in Greece on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 21.4003° East, 37.8953° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000bich. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bich. The temblor was detected at 11:51:15 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 09:51:15 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:51 am. The earthquake was roughly 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).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Argostólion, Megalópoli (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km NNE of Sinoikismos Khavarion, Greece.
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