A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Komnina in Greece on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 14:20:36 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 12:20:36 / April 15, 2020 @ 12:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.8419 East, latitude 40.5954 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us70008wq2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008wq2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Néoi Epivátes, Korçë (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 4 km E of Komnina, Greece.
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