A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.4053° East, 37.4829° North. Unique identifier: us2000j3d8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3d8. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:40:35 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 20:40:35 / January 12, 2019 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni.
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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