A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Tuesday. Event id: us1000hj4z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hj4z. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 16:55:53 / October 30, 2018 @ 4:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:55:53 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.5087° East, latitude 37.415° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Argostólion. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 44 km SW of Mouzaki, Greece.
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