A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Methoni in Greece. The temblor was picked up at 10:51:22 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.2829 East, latitude 36.7323 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/18 / 2018-07-31 09:51:22 / July 31, 2018 @ 9:51 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000gi1m. Unique identifier: us2000gi1m.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zacháro, Kalamáta, Messíni (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 38 km WSW of Methoni, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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