A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Pirgos in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d694. Id of event: us2000d694. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:15:32 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 05:15:32 / February 22, 2018 @ 5:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.0167 East, latitude 34.3364 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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