A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Paramythia in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/18 / 2018-02-12 05:58:18 / February 12, 2018 @ 5:58 am. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:58:18 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 20.5468 East, latitude 39.546 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d0tm. Id of event: us2000d0tm.
Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lefkáda, Përmet, Gjirokastër (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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