A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006vgg. Id of event: us70006vgg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 20.6789° East, latitude 37.5048° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 22:55:52 / January 6, 2020 @ 10:55 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:52 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Filiatrá. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 27 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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