A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Galatas in Greece on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.6043 East, latitude 38.272 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000g2mw. Event ids that are associated: us1000g2mw. The temblor was picked up at 16:22:38 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/18 / 2018-07-31 14:22:38 / July 31, 2018 @ 2:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacháro, Zákynthos, Karpenísi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 12 km (7 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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