A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Methoni in Greece on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 18:00:34 / November 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:00:34 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hvgp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvgp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.25 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 21.0784 East, latitude 36.5198 North, depth = 35.25 km.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Filiatrá, Gargaliánoi, Pýlos. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WSW of Methoni, Greece.
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