A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Katastarion in Greece. Exact location, longitude 20.4692° East, latitude 37.8256° North, depth = 4.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 14:52:22 / October 28, 2018 @ 2:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Event id: us2000i5ze. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5ze. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:52:22 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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