A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Methoni in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 21.6623° East, 36.0878° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 00:28:52 / October 18, 2018 @ 12:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:28:52 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hg3k. Event ids that are associated: us1000hg3k.
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýlos. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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