A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Karyes in Greece on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:39:18 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 24.3685° East, latitude 40.0416° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 18:39:18 / September 26, 2020 @ 6:39 pm. Unique identifier: us6000c1py. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1py.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Néa Moudhaniá, Polýgyros, Mýrina (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 26 km SSE of Karyes, Greece.
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