A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Neochorion in Greece on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 21.4918 East, latitude 39.2464 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70007jsv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jsv. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 09:24:16 / February 6, 2020 @ 9:24 am UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:24:16 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náfpaktos, Mesolóngi, Elassóna (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km W of Neochorion, Greece.
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