A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Koroni in Greece on Thursday. Event id: us2000j4vp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j4vp. Exact location, longitude 22.1476° East, latitude 36.5132° North, depth = 22.6 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:36:33 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 03:36:33 / January 17, 2019 @ 3:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.6 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyparissía, Filiatrá, Gargaliánoi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kyparissía (c. 5 000 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SSE of Koroni, Greece.
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