A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Friday. The temblor was reported at 19:54:09 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.79 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 18:54:09 / January 11, 2019 @ 6:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 20.7759 East, latitude 37.4448 North, depth = 17.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j330. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j330.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Argostólion, Kyparissía (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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