A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.611° East, 37.4844° North. The temblor was reported at 17:39:21 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hj4g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hj4g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 16:39:21 / October 30, 2018 @ 4:39 pm.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyparissía, Filiatrá, Zacháro. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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