A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 07:00:14 / October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). Exact location, longitude 20.7841° East, latitude 37.5965° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:00:14 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000i5bh. Event ids that are associated: us2000i5bh.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, , Kyparissía. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 14 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece.
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