A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hr39. Id of event: us1000hr39. Exact location, longitude 20.3767° East, latitude 37.1644° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 01:07:17 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/11/18 / 2018-11-13 00:07:17 / November 13, 2018 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zákynthos (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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