A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jdmv. Unique identifier: us2000jdmv. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:59 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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 location of earthquake, longitude 20.76 East, latitude 37.6005 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 18:16:59 / January 21, 2019 @ 6:16 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyparissía, Filiatrá (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece.
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