A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Pirgos in Greece. Unique identifier: us1000d2dl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d2dl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.12 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 24.966 East, latitude 34.2564 North, depth = 17.12 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:54:18 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 23:54:18 / March 3, 2018 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 84 km SSW of Pirgos, Greece.
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