A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Katastarion in Greece on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us700069tx. Ids that are associated to the event: us700069tx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 09:50:20 / November 19, 2019 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.2966 East, latitude 37.7623 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:50:20 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amaliáda, Gastoúni, Zákynthos (min 5000 pop).
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 eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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