A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 20.5951° East, 37.5332° North, depth 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:12:45 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 03:12:45 / November 4, 2018 @ 3:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6kw. Id of event: us2000i6kw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyparissía, Filiatrá, Zacháro.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 29 km SW of Mouzaki, Greece.
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