A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ayia Marina in Greece. Global time and date of event 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 10:28:18 / April 29, 2020 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:28:18 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009afw. Event ids that are associated: us70009afw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 23.6324° East, 37.6106° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vasilikón, Kiáto, Thívai. Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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