A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.4948 East, latitude 37.3565 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:16:09 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000i4gb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i4gb. Global time and date of event 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 23:16:09 / October 30, 2018 @ 11:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Argostólion, Pýrgos, Amaliáda (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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