A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:53:12 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 20.7809° East, 37.4897° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000je6k. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000je6k. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 11:53:12 / March 3, 2019 @ 11:53 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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