A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Valsamata in Greece. The temblor was picked up at 01:24:54 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 23:24:54 / June 19, 2019 @ 11:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 20.5816 East, latitude 38.0661 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600043ec. Unique identifier: us600043ec.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýrgos, Lefkáda, . Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 11 km S of Valsamata, Greece.
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