A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.37 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008zl8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zl8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 23:36:54 / April 18, 2020 @ 11:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:36:54 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.3107° East, latitude 38.0933° North, depth = 27.37 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lefkáda, Gastoúni, Zákynthos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 16 km SW of Lixourion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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