A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Anthiró in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 21.4312° East, 39.4306° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 05:45:12 / August 1, 2020 @ 5:45 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:12 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b7un. Event ids that are associated: us6000b7un.
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siátista, Lefkáda, Agrínio (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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