A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kato Achaia in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.51 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:48:45 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 02:48:45 / September 18, 2018 @ 2:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 21.568° East, 38.1703° North, depth 13.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hg7a. Event ids that are associated: us2000hg7a.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karpenísi, Ámfissa, Zacháro. Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km NE of Kato Achaia, Greece.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.