A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Lithakiá in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 20.52° East, 37.3229° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:05:57 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a10i. Id of event: us6000a10i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 13:05:57 / May 28, 2020 @ 1:05 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Filiatrá, Argostólion, Amaliáda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km SSW of Lithakiá, Greece.
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