A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 20.5827° East, 37.4964° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:47:21 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000i5cl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5cl. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 22:47:21 / October 26, 2018 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Argostólion, Amaliáda.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 32 km SW of Lithakia, Greece.
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