A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Palaia Fokaia in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.64 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000cl3q. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cl3q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/18 / 2018-01-19 10:10:07 / January 19, 2018 @ 10:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:10:07 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.8141 East, latitude 37.613 North, depth = 139.64 km.
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 Alivéri, Vasilikón, Thívai. Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SW of Palaia Fokaia, Greece.
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