A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000jebh. Event ids that are associated: us2000jebh. The temblor was picked up at 19:00:00 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/01/19 / 2019-01-24 18:00:00 / January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.7017° East, 37.2315° North.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zacháro, Kyparissía, Amaliáda.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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