A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Gastouni in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.2357 East, latitude 37.8445 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003lge. Id of event: us70003lge. The temblor was detected at 12:54:43 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 10:54:43 / May 15, 2019 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Megalópoli, Gargaliánoi, Áyios Konstandínos. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 88 km (54 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), 61 km (38 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km WSW of Gastouni, Greece.
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