A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Methoni in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000frtf. Event ids that are associated: us2000frtf. Exact location of earthquake, 21.3895° East, 36.6426° North, depth 49.78 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/18 / 2018-06-30 00:36:19 / June 30, 2018 @ 12:36 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.78 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:36:19 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kyparissía (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalamáta, Kyparissía, Messíni.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km SW of Methoni, Greece.
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