A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southern Greece kilometers (0 miles) from southern Greece on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.4797° East, 36.8652° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:51:39 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bu4l. Event ids that are associated: us2000bu4l. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 18:51:39 / November 24, 2017 @ 6:51 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Spárti, Megalópoli (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). 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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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