A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. The temblor was reported at 16:07:57 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003l13. Event ids that are associated: us70003l13. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 15:07:57 / May 14, 2019 @ 3:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.177° East, 37.91° North.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gastoúni, Zákynthos, Argostólion (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SW of Lixourion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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