A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Ionian Sea kilometers (0 miles) from Ionian Sea. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 08:20:37 / November 9, 2018 @ 8:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000hsr7. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hsr7. Exact location, longitude 20.1543° East, latitude 37.4388° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:20:37 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Argostólion, Zákynthos. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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