A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i61p. Id of event: us2000i61p. The temblor was detected at 16:45:33 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 20.7869° East, latitude 37.3797° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 15:45:33 / October 29, 2018 @ 3:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Argostólion, Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 37 km S of Lithakia, Greece.
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