A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 20.618° East, 37.6111° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000j5ds. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j5ds. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 21:46:39 / January 17, 2019 @ 9:46 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:46:39 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zacháro, Pýrgos, Amaliáda (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km SW of Mouzaki, Greece.
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