A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j5w6. Unique identifier: us2000j5w6. The temblor was detected at 18:14:14 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.84 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 20.9004° East, 37.3936° North, depth 21.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 17:14:14 / January 18, 2019 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Argostólion, Pýlos, Gargaliánoi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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