A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Pirgos in Greece on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us70008zwk. Event ids that are associated: us70008zwk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:34:28 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 10:34:28 / April 19, 2020 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 24.9934 East, latitude 34.4189 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SSW of Pirgos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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