A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Katastarion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:11 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000da4s. Event ids that are associated: us1000da4s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 13:28:11 / March 28, 2018 @ 1:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 20.3385 East, latitude 37.8582 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amaliáda, Gastoúni, Zákynthos. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km W of Katastarion, Greece.
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