A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009d8n. Unique identifier: us70009d8n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.15 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.5134 East, latitude 37.3766 North, depth = 12.15 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:52 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 10:52:52 / May 9, 2020 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacháro, Filiatrá, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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