A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Karyes in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 8.69 km, 24.3999° East, 40.0166° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:05:08 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.69 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1yd. Unique identifier: us6000c1yd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 16:05:08 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:05 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Polýgyros, Mýrina, Karyes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 29 km SSE of Karyes, Greece.
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