A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Karyes in Greece on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1rq. Unique identifier: us6000c1rq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.76 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 24.3777 East, latitude 39.9957 North, depth = 10.76 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 22:50:25 / September 26, 2020 @ 10:50 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:50:25 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Kavála (c. 54 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kavála, Néa Moudhaniá, Polýgyros. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km SSE of Karyes, Greece.
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