A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Dhervenion in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 22.3794° East, 37.9848° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70007knx. Event ids that are associated: us70007knx. Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 04:45:31 / February 7, 2020 @ 4:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:45:31 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mégara (c. 23 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Amaliáda, Néa Péramos (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 16 km S of Dhervenion, Greece.
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