A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Methoni in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jc8i. Event ids that are associated: us2000jc8i. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 00:14:57 / February 2, 2019 @ 12:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:14:57 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.4445 East, latitude 36.5018 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyparissía, Kalamáta, Messíni. Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kyparissía (c. 5 000 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 42 km SSW of Methoni, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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