A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Id of earthquake: us2000iz13. Event ids that are associated: us2000iz13. The temblor was picked up at 23:27:52 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/18 / 2018-12-29 21:27:52 / December 29, 2018 @ 9:27 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.773 East, latitude 37.5698 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, , Kyparissía (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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