A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ambelokipoi in Greece on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:33:59 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.86 East, latitude 37.7582 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 05:33:59 / January 28, 2020 @ 5:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007k3r. Unique identifier: us70007k3r.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Filiatrá, Kyparissía, Ovriá. Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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