A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Kardamas in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 16:57:19 / May 13, 2019 @ 4:57 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.65 km (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:57:19 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 29.65 km, 21.2449° East, 37.6472° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003kgm. Id of event: us70003kgm.
Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalamáta, Trípoli, Aígio (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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