A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 20.5542 East, latitude 37.3299 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 13:00:51 / March 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:00:51 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000jl9f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jl9f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amaliáda, Pýrgos, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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