A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pyrgos in Greece. The temblor was reported at 17:31:27 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003kf8. Id of event: us70003kf8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.2839° East, 37.6124° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 15:31:27 / May 13, 2019 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Argostólion, Messíni, Río (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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