A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Ayios Nikolaos in Greece on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 24/05/19 / 2019-05-24 21:17:58 / May 24, 2019 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:17:58 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60003rwq. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003rwq. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.1012° East, 37.8101° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náfpaktos, Filiatrá, Río (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSW of Ayios Nikolaos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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