A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Paralia in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:07:50 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 07:07:50 / February 22, 2018 @ 7:07 am. Unique identifier: us2000d69x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d69x. Exact location of earthquake, 21.611° East, 38.2509° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Xylókastro, Zacháro, Zákynthos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 11 km (7 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NW of Paralia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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