A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:41:56 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.5752 East, latitude 37.471 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 11:41:56 / October 31, 2018 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i4jp. Unique identifier: us2000i4jp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zacháro, Pýrgos, Argostólion. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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