A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 17:30:14 / January 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.6002° East, 37.3368° North. The temblor was reported at 18:30:14 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000j2l9. Event ids that are associated: us2000j2l9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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