A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Perakhora in Greece. The temblor was detected at 19:17:11 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 17:17:11 / August 3, 2019 @ 5:17 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000507p. Event ids that are associated: us6000507p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 22.9114 East, latitude 38.1103 North, depth = 38.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.49 km (24 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spáta, Koropí, Pallíni (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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