A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Lithakiá in Greece on Friday. Exact location, longitude 20.5652° East, latitude 37.3166° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:25:51 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 02:25:51 / June 5, 2020 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6ay. Unique identifier: us6000a6ay. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Argostólion, Filiatrá, Amaliáda. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 50 km SSW of Lithakiá, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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