A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kassándreia in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000c72a. Event ids that are associated: us6000c72a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 23.3465° East, latitude 39.8812° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:57:51 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 14:57:51 / October 5, 2020 @ 2:57 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Thessaloníki (c. 354 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kalamariá (c. 91 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sykiés (c. 45 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meneméni, Políchni, Almyrós.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SSW of Kassándreia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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