A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Kleidion in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.87 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 22:37:35 / November 22, 2017 @ 10:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 22.5711° East, 40.5751° North, depth 11.87 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bta3. Unique identifier: us2000bta3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:37:35 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Thessaloníki (c. 354 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kalamariá (c. 91 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Sykiés (c. 45 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Políchni (c. 39 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siátista, Ambelón, Valandovo. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1 km WNW of Kleidion, Greece.
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