A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kozani in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 10:59:18 / July 14, 2019 @ 10:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:59:18 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 21.7468° East, 40.2477° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004k0i. Id of event: us70004k0i.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitola, Chalástra, Novaci (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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