A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Tympakion in Greece on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us1000gc2i. Event ids that are associated: us1000gc2i. Exact location of event, longitude 24.4722 East, latitude 34.351 North, depth = 41.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.9 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 02:21:01 / August 18, 2018 @ 2:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:21:01 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 83 km SSW of Tympakion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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