A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Karpenísi in Greece on Monday. The temblor was reported at 18:33:17 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000arsj. Unique identifier: us7000arsj. Exact location, longitude 21.635° East, latitude 38.8556° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 18:33:17 / July 20, 2020 @ 6:33 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fársala, Lefkáda, (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 15 km WSW of Karpenísi, Greece.
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