A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Elaiokhorion in Greece on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 11:42:22 / April 10, 2018 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 24.1806 East, latitude 40.5781 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxhi. Id of event: us2000dxhi. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:42:22 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Sérres (c. 58 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kavála (c. 54 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Xánthi (c. 48 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dráma (c. 44 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xánthi, Néa Moudhaniá, Sérres. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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