A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ydra in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 23.7879° East, 37.2179° North. Event id: us2000cqn9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqn9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:48:32 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 14:48:32 / January 28, 2018 @ 2:48 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Áno Liósia, Acharnés, Asprópyrgos. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven 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.
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