A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Itea in Greece. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000k7ki. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k7ki. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 10:46:19 / March 30, 2019 @ 10:46 am. The temblor was reported at 12:46:19 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 22.3939 East, latitude 38.3815 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elefsína, Salamína, Néa Ankhíalos. Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Chalkída (c. 54 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Salamína (c. 25 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km SSW of Itea, Greece.
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