A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lamia in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:03:17 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hhim. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hhim. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 12:03:17 / October 26, 2018 @ 12:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.4723 East, latitude 38.9707 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Áyios Konstandínos, Agrínio, Xylókastro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km NNE of Lamia, Greece.
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