A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Erithrai in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hwph. Unique identifier: us1000hwph. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.42 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:06:13 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.42 km, 23.4042° East, 38.231° North. Global time and date of event 26/11/18 / 2018-11-26 16:06:13 / November 26, 2018 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kárystos, Náfplio, Árgos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 7 km ENE of Erithrai, Greece.
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