A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Elatia in Greece on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 21:54:30 / June 12, 2019 @ 9:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000407p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000407p. Exact location, longitude 22.8033° East, latitude 38.6404° North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:54:30 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Chalkída (c. 54 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mégara (c. 23 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náfpaktos, Avlónas, Néa Péramos (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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