A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. 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: 20/01/19 / 2019-01-20 10:39:22 / January 20, 2019 @ 10:39 am. Id of earthquake: us2000j6lk. Event ids that are associated: us2000j6lk. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:39:22 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.6766° East, latitude 37.6129° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacháro, Pýrgos, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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