A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pefkochori in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 01:34:42 / April 21, 2018 @ 1:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, 23.7508° East, 39.937° North, depth 16.39 km. The temblor was reported at 03:34:42 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.39 km (10 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dpph. Id of event: us1000dpph.
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Epanomí (c. 8 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Néa Kallikráteia (c. 7 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Skiáthos (c. 5 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Skiáthos, Epanomí, Néa Kallikráteia (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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