A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kardamas in Greece. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:19:29 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 21.3779 East, latitude 37.7149 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008cvx. Id of event: us60008cvx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 22:19:29 / March 9, 2020 @ 10:19 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýlos, Argostólion, Messíni. Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km SE of Kardamas, Greece.
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