A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Zakharo in Greece. The temblor was reported at 21:54:25 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 19:54:25 / December 21, 2019 @ 7:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 21.658° East, 37.3769° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us70006x1e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x1e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paralía, Ovriá, . Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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