A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lefkada in Greece. Unique identifier: us70009ifq. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ifq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 23:23:01 / May 16, 2020 @ 11:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.65 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 20.5015 East, latitude 38.806 North, depth = 24.65 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:01 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos, Igoumenítsa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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