A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Koroni in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 07:51:42 / February 24, 2018 @ 7:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 22.0311° East, 36.2258° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d7bw. Unique identifier: us2000d7bw. The temblor was picked up at 08:51:42 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Messíni, Kalamáta, Pýlos. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km S of Koroni, Greece.
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