A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lechaina in Greece. Event id: us2000fxu1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fxu1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 21:39:04 / July 5, 2018 @ 9:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.254° East, 38.0104° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:39:04 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyparissía, Aígio, Áyios Konstandínos (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 one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km N of Lechaina, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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