A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kanallakion in Greece. Id of earthquake: us70004iqc. Event ids that are associated: us70004iqc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 01:11:48 / July 12, 2019 @ 1:11 am. The temblor was reported at 03:11:48 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 20.5574° East, 39.3092° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gjirokastër, Sarandë, Kérkyra. Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km NNW of Kanallakion, Greece.
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