A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Megalopolis in Greece on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 21.9211° East, 37.4988° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 20:00:17 / September 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005dgg. Id of event: us70005dgg. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:00:17 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zákynthos, Kiáto, Río (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 22 km WNW of Megalopolis, Greece.
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