A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kanallakion in Greece on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 09:49:45 / March 25, 2020 @ 9:49 am. Exact location of event, longitude 20.547 East, latitude 39.3011 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70008fq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008fq0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:49:45 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Gjirokastër, Sarandë, Kérkyra (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 41 km (25 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 8 km NNW of Kanallakion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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