A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lixoúri in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 01:38:06 / July 25, 2020 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:06 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b3tx. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3tx. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.3889° East, 38.124° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Préveza, Mesolóngi, Amaliáda (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 9 km SSW of Lixoúri, Greece.
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