A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Acharávi in Greece. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:00 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000ah8p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ah8p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.7268° East, 39.85° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 14:33:00 / June 23, 2020 @ 2:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poliçan, Patos Fshat, Çorovodë. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Patos Fshat (c. 22 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Çorovodë (c. 14 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 9 km NW of Acharávi, Greece.
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