A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Zakynthos in Greece. Id of earthquake: us1000jhfc. Event ids that are associated: us1000jhfc. The temblor was picked up at 13:49:39 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 11:49:39 / March 17, 2019 @ 11:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.0227 East, latitude 37.7368 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Náfpaktos, Gargaliánoi, Río (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km ESE of Zakynthos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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