A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Gytheion in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 22.5909° East, 36.5816° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:52:39 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/18 / 2018-06-05 08:52:39 / June 5, 2018 @ 8:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000eivf. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eivf.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Megalópoli (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Megalópoli, Pýlos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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