A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kaparéllion in Greece. The temblor was picked up at 03:01:00 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.1381 East, latitude 38.1284 North, depth = 29.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.09 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 03:01:00 / September 11, 2020 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000blkg. Event ids that are associated: us7000blkg.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aígio, Lávrio, Alivéri.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Kaparéllion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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