A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Gastouni in Greece. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 23:39:57 / May 22, 2019 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60003qzf. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003qzf. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:39:57 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 21.2105 East, latitude 37.8169 North, depth = 10 km.
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 Áyios Konstandínos, Gargaliánoi, Agrínio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 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 nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SW of Gastouni, Greece.
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