A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pyrgos in Greece. Id of earthquake: us70003knu. Event ids that are associated: us70003knu. Exact location of event, longitude 21.1705 East, latitude 37.5676 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:27:31 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 21:27:31 / May 13, 2019 @ 9:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Messíni, Mesolóngi, Argostólion. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 26 km WSW of Pyrgos, Greece.
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