A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Parga in Greece. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70008d7h. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008d7h. Exact location, longitude 20.4832° East, latitude 39.2684° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 21:38:30 / March 20, 2020 @ 9:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:38:30 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gjirokastër, Sarandë, Kérkyra. Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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