A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Preveza in Greece. Event id: us2000jdgj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jdgj. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:26:09 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 20.5612 East, latitude 39.0359 North, depth = 8.74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 02:26:09 / February 5, 2019 @ 2:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.74 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Karpenísi, Mesolóngi, Sarandë. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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