A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Paramythia in Greece. Exact location, longitude 20.5616° East, latitude 39.3534° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 00:49:51 / March 21, 2020 @ 12:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:49:51 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008db1. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008db1.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tepelenë, Ersekë, Grevená (min 5000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSE of Paramythia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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