A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Fira in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 137.71 km (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:27:05 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 18:27:05 / February 14, 2018 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.0351 East, latitude 36.3113 North, depth = 137.71 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6z6. Unique identifier: us2000d6z6.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Páros (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Páros (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 37 km WSW of Fira, Greece.
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