A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Marathon in Greece on Monday. Global time and date of event 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 20:24:14 / January 15, 2018 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 23.9193° East, latitude 38.1685° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:24:14 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000cjrm. Event ids that are associated: us2000cjrm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orchomenós, Kórinthos, Loutráki. Event epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WNW of Marathon, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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