A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:31:38 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/19 / 2019-01-01 14:31:38 / January 1, 2019 @ 2:31 pm. Unique identifier: us2000j5ti. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j5ti. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.6902° East, 37.1807° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýlos, Zacháro, Amaliáda (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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