A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Megalopolis in Greece. The temblor was picked up at 06:08:18 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/18 / 2018-07-29 04:08:18 / July 29, 2018 @ 4:08 am. Exact location, longitude 22.0881° East, latitude 37.4052° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000gggc. Unique identifier: us2000gggc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kiáto, Gastoúni, Xylókastro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km W of Megalopolis, Greece.
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