A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 02:44:39 / November 5, 2018 @ 2:44 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: us2000i6v6. Id of event: us2000i6v6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:39 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 20.5786 East, latitude 37.3258 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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