A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece. Unique identifier: us700036qt. Ids that are associated to the event: us700036qt. Global time and date of event 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 01:04:55 / April 16, 2019 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:04:55 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.32 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 20.6793° East, 37.5601° North, depth 12.32 km.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Filiatrá, Zacháro, Argostólion. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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