A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Arkoúdi in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 21.0525 East, latitude 37.7619 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbcc. Id of event: us6000bbcc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 06:11:17 / August 9, 2020 @ 6:11 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:11:17 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Río, Filiatrá.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 10 km SSW of Arkoúdi, Greece.
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