A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:00:56 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000i5b6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5b6. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 06:00:56 / October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 20.5955° East, latitude 37.4502° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyparissía, Filiatrá, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 36 km SW of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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