A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 98 km S of Makry Gialos, Greece (61 miles). Global time and date of event 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 18:59:58 / December 8, 2018 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.52 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 26.0538° East, latitude 34.1552° North, depth = 19.52 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i551. Id of event: us1000i551. The temblor was detected at 20:59:58 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 98 km S of Makry Gialos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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