A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Patrai in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:07:05 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 10:07:05 / August 22, 2018 @ 10:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 21.7632° East, latitude 38.2556° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gf9d. Id of event: us1000gf9d.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lamía, Zákynthos, Kiáto (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 3 km (2 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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