A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Parga in Greece. Id of earthquake: us70008hfv. Event ids that are associated: us70008hfv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:46:10 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 15:46:10 / March 24, 2020 @ 3:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 20.4593° East, 39.3023° North, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarandë, Kérkyra, Lefkáda.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 5 km ENE of Parga, Greece.
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