A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Unique identifier: us2000jiy5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jiy5. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 20:53:13 / February 16, 2019 @ 8:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.19 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 20.9782° East, 37.3338° North, depth 16.19 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:13 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýlos, Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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