A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Gastouni in Greece on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 02:02:42 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.2342° East, 37.8391° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 00:02:42 / May 15, 2019 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003la7. Unique identifier: us70003la7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Áyios Konstandínos, Agrínio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km SW of Gastouni, Greece.
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