A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Fili in Greece. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:11:54 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70004ntu. Event ids that are associated: us70004ntu. Exact location of event, longitude 23.6028 East, latitude 38.1583 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 12:11:54 / July 19, 2019 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xylókastro, Kiáto, Kárystos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 8 km NW of Fili, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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