A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Saturday. Global time and date of event 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 21:23:50 / October 27, 2018 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:23:50 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5hw. Unique identifier: us2000i5hw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 20.4522 East, latitude 37.5073 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni (min 5000 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 fourty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 40 km SW of Mouzaki, Greece.
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