A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 10:25:12 / October 31, 2018 @ 10:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:25:12 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.8673 East, latitude 37.454 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i4iw. Unique identifier: us2000i4iw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýlos, Argostólion, Gargaliánoi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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