A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Palaia Fokaia in Greece on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 23.9784° East, latitude 37.6098° North, depth = 155.91 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 155.91 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60006q1j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006q1j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:29:26 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 02:29:26 / December 11, 2019 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby 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 Chalkída, Thívai, Kórinthos. Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSE of Palaia Fokaia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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