A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSE of Pirgos, Greece (61 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 23:29:27 / May 18, 2020 @ 11:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us70009niv. Event ids that are associated: us70009niv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.4174 East, latitude 34.1434 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:29:27 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 98 km SSE of Pirgos, Greece.
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