A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 101 km SSE of Makry Gialos, Greece (63 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:50:13 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jh09. Unique identifier: us1000jh09. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 08:50:13 / March 16, 2019 @ 8:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 22.26 km, 26.4802° East, 34.2306° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.26 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 101 km SSE of Makry Gialos, Greece.
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