A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Pylos in Greece on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000haw8. Id of event: us1000haw8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 21.2445° East, latitude 36.8683° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 00:37:32 / October 12, 2018 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:37:32 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (49 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Kalamáta, Zacháro (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km W of Pylos, Greece.
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