A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Paramythia in Greece on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:21:09 / 3:21 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: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 01:21:09 / January 27, 2019 @ 1:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000j9bm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j9bm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.5113° East, 39.4956° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ersekë, Përmet, Lefkáda (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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