A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Id of earthquake: us2000jme0. Event ids that are associated: us2000jme0. Global time and date of event 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 10:41:22 / February 24, 2019 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 20.7327 East, latitude 37.3014 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:41:22 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Zacháro (min 5000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 46 km S of Lithakia, Greece.
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