A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Sunday. Unique identifier: us70008i45. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008i45. The temblor was detected at 05:34:25 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 04:34:25 / March 29, 2020 @ 4:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.5777 East, latitude 37.2209 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 Gargaliánoi, Amaliáda, Gastoúni. Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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