A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Korini in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.8756° East, 38.234° North. 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: us1000byf4. Id of event: us1000byf4. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/17 / 2017-12-31 04:02:19 / December 31, 2017 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:19 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Artémida, Alivéri, Paralía (min 5000 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km W of Korini, Greece.
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