A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kalávryta in Greece on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000biw2. Id of event: us6000biw2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 22.0172° East, latitude 38.1127° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 04:31:55 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 04:31:55 / August 22, 2020 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lamía, Orchomenós, Náfplio. 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. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Kalávryta, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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