A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Megalopolis in Greece on Thursday. Event id: us70003bvq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003bvq. Exact location of event, depth 42.19 km, 22.1734° East, 37.4619° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/19 / 2019-04-25 11:04:28 / April 25, 2019 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:04:28 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.19 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paralía, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 7 km NNE of Megalopolis, Greece.
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