A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Koroni in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 22.1347 East, latitude 36.3993 North, depth = 42 km. The temblor was reported at 20:46:02 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 19:46:02 / October 21, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000axm7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000axm7.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Spárti, Messíni (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 47 km SSE of Koroni, Greece.
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