A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Karyes in Greece. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:12:41 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 24.372° East, 39.9919° North, depth 8.83 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c21i. Unique identifier: us6000c21i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 04:12:41 / September 28, 2020 @ 4:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.83 km (5 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Néa Moudhaniá, Polýgyros, Mýrina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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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