A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Katastarion in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6wu. Id of event: us2000i6wu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:13 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 20.454° East, 37.7202° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 06:46:13 / November 5, 2018 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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