A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:30:18 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 20.5632° East, 37.5593° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rit. Unique identifier: us60006rit. Global time and date of event 14/12/19 / 2019-12-14 18:30:18 / December 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 29 km SW of Mouzaki, Greece.
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