A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Katastarion in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 20.3935° East, 37.7686° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hpgr. Unique identifier: us1000hpgr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:46:02 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 22:46:02 / November 8, 2018 @ 10:46 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km WSW of Katastarion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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