A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Greece-Albania border region kilometers (0 miles) from Greece-Albania border region. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007mby. Unique identifier: us60007mby. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.29 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 21:22:22 / February 1, 2020 @ 9:22 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:22:22 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.29 km, 20.6518° East, 39.1643° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalampáka, Karpenísi, Sarandë (min 5000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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