A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Karyes in Greece on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1s6. Id of event: us6000c1s6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:09:23 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 24.3727° East, 40.012° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 23:09:23 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:09 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polýgyros, Mýrina, Karyes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km SSE of Karyes, Greece.
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