A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Nidri in Greece on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/17 / 2017-12-25 23:47:07 / December 25, 2017 @ 11:47 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 20.4236 East, latitude 38.6972 North, depth = 27.08 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.08 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bw6n. Id of event: us1000bw6n. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:47:07 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesolóngi, Igoumenítsa, Agrínio. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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