A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:13 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 07:53:13 / November 2, 2018 @ 7:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.3512 East, latitude 37.5718 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000i5rz. Event ids that are associated: us2000i5rz.
The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amaliáda, Gastoúni, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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 WSW of Mouzaki, Greece.
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