A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Lithakiá in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:29:01 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 19:29:01 / June 8, 2020 @ 7:29 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a80m. Unique identifier: us6000a80m. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.4769° East, 37.2955° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gastoúni, Zákynthos (min 5000 pop). Close 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km SSW of Lithakiá, Greece.
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