A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.8328 East, latitude 37.4823 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000jbvv. Event ids that are associated: us2000jbvv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 13:52:31 / January 17, 2019 @ 1:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:52:31 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Argostólion, Kyparissía (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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