A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Zakynthos in Greece on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jbn9. Event ids that are associated: us2000jbn9. The temblor was detected at 07:01:59 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/19 / 2019-02-01 05:01:59 / February 1, 2019 @ 5:01 am. Exact location of earthquake, 20.9312° East, 37.7877° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Río, Filiatrá, Kyparissía.
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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 3 km E of Zakynthos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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