A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 92 km SSW of Pýrgos, Greece (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.8642 East, latitude 34.2032 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7sy. Id of event: us6000c7sy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 18:31:56 / October 7, 2020 @ 6:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:56 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km SSW of Pýrgos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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