A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Perivolion in Greece. Unique identifier: us2000dwg0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwg0. Global time and date of event 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 14:37:33 / April 8, 2018 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.11 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 19.9468° East, latitude 39.2188° North, depth = 36.11 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:37:33 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ioánnina, Anatolí, Árta (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 two and in the last 365 days nine 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 23 km SSW of Perivolion, Greece.
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