A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Ionian Sea kilometers (0 miles) from Ionian Sea on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:53:44 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/10/18 / 2018-10-25 23:53:44 / October 25, 2018 @ 11:53 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.6329° East, 37.6375° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i4mr. Unique identifier: us2000i4mr.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zacháro, Pýrgos, Amaliáda. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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