A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Vartholomion in Greece on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70003nvj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003nvj. 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, 21.1914° East, 37.8741° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 08:58:20 / May 21, 2019 @ 8:58 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:58:20 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Megalópoli, Gargaliánoi, Aígio. The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km NW of Vartholomion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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