A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Methoni in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.85 km (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:10:05 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 21.4392° East, latitude 36.6795° North, depth = 39.85 km. Id of earthquake: us2000g334. Event ids that are associated: us2000g334. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/18 / 2018-07-07 01:10:05 / July 7, 2018 @ 1:10 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalamáta, Kyparissía, Messíni (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kyparissía (c. 5 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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