A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Filiatra in Greece. Exact location, longitude 21.0696° East, latitude 37.237° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 20:34:09 / October 28, 2018 @ 8:34 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hia3. Id of event: us1000hia3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:09 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Megalópoli, Kalamáta, Messíni (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WNW of Filiatra, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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