A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Paramythia in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 13:24:46 / February 18, 2020 @ 1:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007vxa. Unique identifier: us70007vxa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:24:46 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.5159° East, 39.4095° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Përmet, Gjirokastër, Sarandë.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km S of Paramythia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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