A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Ydra in Greece on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700068i9. Unique identifier: us700068i9. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:15:12 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 18:15:12 / November 15, 2019 @ 6:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 23.8967 East, latitude 37.1477 North, depth = 10.8 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ilioúpoli (c. 78 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Keratsíni (c. 77 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Néo Psychikó, Agía Varvára, Korydallós.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 44 km ESE of Ydra, Greece.
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