A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Event id: us2000jinx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jinx. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 01:57:15 / February 16, 2019 @ 1:57 am. The temblor was reported at 03:57:15 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.7165 East, latitude 37.5408 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyparissía, Filiatrá, Zacháro.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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