A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pirgos in Greece. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:28:34 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 25.3441° East, latitude 34.6591° North, depth = 44 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 21:28:34 / October 6, 2018 @ 9:28 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h88y. Id of event: us1000h88y.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Néa Alikarnassós, Irákleion. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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