A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kalavryta in Greece on Monday. Global time and date of event 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 19:27:19 / January 15, 2018 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:27:19 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cjqn. Unique identifier: us2000cjqn. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 22.0197° East, latitude 37.8361° North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spárti, Gargaliánoi, Kalamáta.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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