A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Monastiráki in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 23:24:31 / September 5, 2020 @ 11:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.0033° East, 38.8764° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000bip3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bip3. The temblor was reported at 23:24:31 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náfpaktos, Argostólion, Ioánnina (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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