A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Thivai in Greece. The temblor was reported at 23:34:07 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.35 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: us70006rzm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006rzm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 21:34:07 / December 28, 2019 @ 9:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 23.3984° East, 38.282° North, depth 19.35 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ámfissa, Árgos, Lávrio (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SE of Thivai, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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