A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Lefkáda in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0er. Id of event: us6000c0er. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:20 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 05:10:20 / September 24, 2020 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 20.4823° East, latitude 38.86° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kérkyra, Ioánnina, Anatolí. Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 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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